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For some, Anchor Fest work a labor of love

Posted on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 6:56 am

Besides the heat, crowds, rides, Lady Panther dumplings Rotary rib-eye sandwiches and Kiwanis anchor driving, there was a lot of love at the 2018 Centralia Anchor Fest.

Heather and Greg Miller, left, help customers Austin Clancy and Heather Richardson get their hands cast in wax.

Heather and Greg Miller, left, help customers Austin Clancy and Heather Richardson get their hands cast in wax.

Working on the northwest side of Centralia’s City Square park Heather and Greg Miller were making and selling wax sculptures. The sculptures are of clasped hands, the hands of couples.

Heather and Greg, of St. Charles, work together to help make life better for Heather’s brother, Eric Aston.

Aston, working two spaces down in a red metal trailer cranking out hot blooming onions is fighting brain cancer.

Heather and Greg have been making art on the road since 2007.

December 3, 2017, Eric proposed to his girlfriend.

For the complete article, please see this week’s edition of the Centralia Fireside Guard.