The Examiner 25 Dec, 2020 08:45 am

Christmas Community Services League

Christmas Community Services League
My column this holiday season is about an 88-year-old woman who is legally blind. She uses a wheelchair, and her best friend is Peanut, her loveable mutt of a dog who never leaves her side.

But many of her friends and family members simply call her "Grandma Bubbles," and after spending a moment or two with her, you will realize the nickname comes from our love of life and bubbly personality.But that was not going to stop Grandma Bubbles.When we arrived at the CSL, my mom and I were greeted by Community Services League President and CEO Doug Cowan, whose smile matched that of Grandma Bubbles.Grandma Bubbles told him about her shopping trip, took out a few boys gifts, and a few girls gifts, and said, "There aren't any computers in there, just fun stuff for the children on Christmas Day.

" That brought a tear or two from CSL staff members who were checking out the Grandma Bubbles gift mobile.She called one of her friends and arranged for a shopping trip.

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