Kent County Republican Women's Club members attended the Red, White & Blue Stockings for

Soldiers luncheon at Wild Quail Country Club in Wyoming.

Judy Travis, founder and director of the Stockings for Soldiers program, based in Wilmington, was the keynote speaker. Cathy Murray and Gerlinde Lancellotti presented 200 zip-close bags filled with Snowman's Soup, which includes hot chocolate packets, mini marshmallows and stirs. Anne Cain presented 700 pairs of men's white crew socks collected by members and donated by her community.

The Snowman's Soup packets and the socks will be mailed to the deployed military for Christmas.

The club also welcomed new members Justine Davis, Robin Hayes and Christy Swiger.