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December 1, 2021
Shirley Austin and Karen Craig are busy, the day before Thanksgiving, doing what they love: outfitting teenagers who will serve as ushers at the Christmas Gala concert Austin is producing on Saturday, Dec. 11, in the auditorium of Sweet Home High School.
Next to a table piled with tuxedos and other formal wear, Craig takes measurements of Interact Club members Megan Baham, Killan Boggs and Jenna Wolthuis while Austin holds up outfits, analyzing them with a critical eye.
"Did that shirt fit?" she asks Boggs.
Craig and Austin, who share an attachment to theater, particularly musical the...