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Handbags for Honor Flights

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MANKATO, Minn. -

The nursing program at Rasmussen College has found a unique way to raise money for veterans... a handbag sale. 
 
Over the past two weeks, they've collected about 150 donated handbags from campuses throughout the country, and will sell them at $5 a piece for the Mankato area Honor Flight program.
 
Nursing instructor Debb Pongratz says, "One of our instructors had been in Honor Flight Society, she was a guardian, and it's been disbanded for about a year and half because of funding. Well, we love Gail and we love veterans, so let's do this for Veterans' Day and the Honor Flight."
 
The sale will be held from 9 am to one o'clock this Friday and Saturday.

The college will continue taking donations until then, and organizers say you can make an additional cash donation to the Honor Flight program as well.