10/22/11 – Saturday morning is the last opportunity to donate reading materials and other items to a collection for an impoverished West African country. Liberia is an English-speaking nation that is in the process of recovering from a bloody civil war. Pastor Mark Molldrem says the First Lutheran Church is collecting school supplies, including reading books, encyclopedias, globes and computer’s in good working condition in addition things like office and sports equipment even good condition twin beds and box springs. They are also looking for working bicycles and even tricycles. The items will be sent over in a cargo container later this year. They are being collected in the parking lot of the former Breuer Metal factory on North Spring Street in Beaver Dam Saturday from 10am until noon.