Janet Baccus, 82, looks for the last guest to arrive at her 10-acre home in Puyallup for a group of 17 women who volunteered in the ’50s and ’60s to help Collins Elementary School. Fundraising with dances and other events, the women bought a piano, playground equipment and a record player. The pot-luck was Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015.
Janet Baccus, 82, looks for the last guest to arrive at her 10-acre home in Puyallup for a group of 17 women who volunteered in the ’50s and ’60s to help Collins Elementary School. Fundraising with dances and other events, the women bought a piano, playground equipment and a record player. The pot-luck was Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015. Lui Kit Wong Staff photographer
Janet Baccus, 82, looks for the last guest to arrive at her 10-acre home in Puyallup for a group of 17 women who volunteered in the ’50s and ’60s to help Collins Elementary School. Fundraising with dances and other events, the women bought a piano, playground equipment and a record player. The pot-luck was Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015. Lui Kit Wong Staff photographer

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