• POPLAR BLUFF - With the myriad of “challenges” and “paint-the-town” efforts, it’s clear that our country cares about fighting cancer and other diseases. Though the efforts and fundraisers take on many forms, Poplar Bluff’s Artfully Framed owner, Barbara Luke Pelton, has moved the Breast Cancer cause into the artistic realm. “We originally wanted to come up with a way to celebrate National Art and Framing Month, which falls in October,” explained Pelton. Then it occurred to her that October is also National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and she decided to combine the two. Pelton got together with Poplar Bluff’s United Cancer Assistance Network (UCAN), and developed “UCAN Love Art!” Originally, works of art created by local artists were auctioned. After

    Oct 01,

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