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Benefit to help give a girl a hand

A second-annual tree sale will benefit a two-part surgery to create functioning fingers on each of an Oak Grove girl’s hands.

by: PHOTO COURTESY: NOELLE MYERS - Poppy Myers drinks from a coffee cup while her mom, Noelle, holds her.Insurance will not cover the specialist qualified to perform the surgeries costing a total of $60,000 for Poppy Myers, who turns 2 in February. Poppy is the daughter of Noelle Myers, who also has an 11-year-old son named Kieran. Born with a rare genetic disorder called Apert syndrome, Poppy is expected to face many more life-saving surgeries on her heart, skull and brain.

Grand and noble fir trees, 6 to 8 feet tall, will be available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday Dec. 6, through Sunday Dec. 8; $35 for any tree you choose. Payment may be made in advance via PayPal at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at the time of pick up.

Participants also are invited to drink some cider, see Santa, pet the animals, go on a scavenger hunt, browse a bake sale, purchase homemade gifts and join in the caroling at the

Myers’ house, 3122 S.E. Walta Vista Court.

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