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Fundraiser helps church with roof renovation


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IRONWOOD - Thanks to the hard work of Sharlene Shaffer, president of the Northern Lights Quilting Guild, and organizers from the Ironwood Wesley United Church and the UMW (United Methodist Women), Willa Lavamaki of Superior, Wis. will go home Friday in pansy paradise and the church will have funds to help repay its roof renovation loan.

Pansy paradise is the name of the queen-sized quilt that was crafted by Shaffer and donated to the church to put in a silent auction to help raise money to repay the loan. It features pansies throughout, with the domina...