The Jeck family from Vavenby received a hand-crocheted afghan, made by Margaret Lestander, and a knitted sweater, made by Sue Ludtke, from the Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to celebrate the birth of the first baby girl born in the area. The items were presented to the family by Marilyn Collison and Penny Christenson from the auxiliary. Kayci was born on Feb. 17, 2021, to Caitlyn and Calvin Jeck. Their kids Eric and Ellie are excited to have a new baby sister. (Submitted photo)

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital auxiliary welcomes new baby in Vavenby

The auxiliary gifted an afghan and sweater to the new baby girl

The auxiliary gifted an afghan and sweater to the new baby girl