WESTMINSTER — Emma Graham just lately accomplished her senior undertaking, driving 500 miles on a stationary bicycle and elevating $1,430 for Cease Soldier Suicide.
“I obtained an awesome quantity of assist and I really feel very lucky to dwell in such a caring group. It’s a rewarding feeling understanding the miles I biked coupled with my group’s generosity is able to making a distinction for troopers in want,” mentioned the Bellows Falls twelfth grader.
Graham, who’s a frequent volunteer on the American Legion Submit 37, has performed “Faucets” on her trumpet for group members every Memorial Day since she was in center college. She started logging her miles in December with a view to assist present the psychological assist and personalised care that our veterans want.
“Nearly all of donations got here from people who examine my undertaking within the newspaper and I can’t thanks (Brattleboro Reformer) sufficient on your assist. It made an enormous distinction within the stage of my success,” mentioned Graham, who was a captain of the Bellows Falls varsity women soccer group within the fall.
She has been an avid biker for the reason that summer season, usually pedaling from her home in Chester to Bellows Falls and again.
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