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Elastic Mask Extenders for Your Face Mask!

Elastic Mask Extenders for Your Face Mask!

Lumberyard Arts Center volunteer extraordinaire, Janet Anderson-Story, created mask extenders! Mask extenders help alleviate stress on ears from the face mask elastic that is placed behind ears. It can also make possible the wearing of masks for those with hearing devices and/or can aid in “fitability.” Janet provided directions for you to make your own OR you can pick up the extenders she created at the Lumberyard Arts Center! Pick up your extender at the Lumberyard Arts Center, M-F, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm…

Face Masks For Baldwin City: The Back Story and Building Capacity

Face Masks For Baldwin City: The Back Story and Building Capacity

In late March, Mendy Gilliland’s Facebook post of her and her family’s face mask making served as an inspiration. As the Board and I reflected on how the Lumberyard Arts Center could fill a need in the Baldwin City community during this public health care crisis, an idea materialized. Due to COVID-19, our building is a quiet vacancy. Could we serve as a mask making facility– a place to create and innovate face masks? At first, the idea was to create sewing stations…