Woman’s beanies for kids are a holiday home run

Mary Dempsey poses with some of the close to 200 knit beanies she made and collected for the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office’s Kops for Kids event— which will distribute the items from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the county fairgrounds.Mary Dempsey wanted to make a small difference for children this season.
That was back in October. Two months later, the seed she planted has grown into something big.
By early this week, the local woman had knitted and collected more than 200 c...

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