For the 12th year, the Holy Cross Sisters and Associates, Merrill, are reaching out to the incarcerated students in Lincoln County at Copper Lake/Lincoln Hills School in Irma. More than 165 Christmas cards were distributed to brighten the Christmas season for students. Cards are included in Christmas gift bags, prepared by the Foster Grandparents Program. Pictured are, left to right, Holy Cross Associate Ceil Bartelt and Sr. Mary Angela Sackmann, SCSC, Merrill; and Holy Cross Associate Carol Mancl, Wausau. For more information on the Foster Grandparents Program, call Ben Guss, 715-536-8386, ext. 1290. (Submitted photo)