This Saturday is the annual Help-Portrait Riverbend event at the Alton YWCA.  A group of local photographers will give their time and talent to offer free professional photographs to those of limited means, veterans and others who may not have ever had a family or individual photo

Group spokesman Chuck Parr tells the Big Z they’ll have more than a dozen local photographers helping out on Saturday giving back to the community:   

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There will be Christmas or regular backgrounds available, and Santa and Mrs. Claus are scheduled to appear.  Parr says they have more than half of the slots already filled up, but they will accept a few walk-ups the day of the event.  Photos will be taken at the Alton YWCA, Saturday December 7 from 10am to 2pm.  To make a reservation, call the Y at 465-7774. 


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