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January 26, 2014

PUBLIC FORUM: Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014

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It takes a community working together to overcome a storm like the one we endured. Last week once again displayed the cooperative spirit of many people in our community.

Jeff Smith

Cass CountyHighway Superintendent

Tractor will golong way to help trail

The Friends of the Panhandle Pathway want to thank the Cass County Community Foundation Board of Directors and Executive Director Deanna Crispen for their generosity in providing a matching grant for the Panhandle Pathway for the purchase of a new tractor to help maintain the trail.

A thank you also to the generous donors who helped in providing the matching monies for the grant and to Pulaski Health Foundation, our fiscal sponsor, for their support with the project.

The Friends of the Panhandle Pathway have seen use of the trail increase each year. This is a 22-mile trail that extends from Kenneth in Cass County to Winamac. It is the desire of the Panhandle Pathway to extend to France Park in the near future.

Steve and Tona McIntyre

“Tractor for the Trail”Fundraiser Co-Chairs

Relying on services provided by MHA

My name is Tara. I’ve been involved with the Mental Health Association for over eight years. My dad used their services for many years. Karen was his health care representative for many years. Later, she took care of his money. The Mental Health Association helped him in many ways from doctor appointments to clothing, to grocery shopping and making sure he took his medication.

My dad is deceased now. He would be very upset if he knew the United Way dropped them as an agency. I’m upset just thinking they might not be around in my future. I have lots of friends that count on the Metal Health. All of us want to know why the United Way has done this to them. We were told other agencies would help us but they don’t do what Mental Health does. I’m upset because Kim had to find another job. She’s always been good to all of us. I can’t tell you all the times she has helped me.

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