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Community chest donates $37,500 to area charities

Monday, November 5, 2012

The Storm Lake Community Chest is pleased to announce results of its 2012 campaign. Representatives of local charities gathered at Lakeshore Cafe on October 26th to celebrate their hard work and success this year in providing for our community. The generous support of individuals and businesses resulted in $37,500 being contributed to 26 local organizations on Friday.

Recipients included:

BVRMC Diabetes Education

BVRMC Nutritional Counseling

BV County Alliance for Drug Endangered Children

BV County Public Health Family STEPS

Buena Vista Family Treatment Court

Catholic Charities

Teammates Mentoring

Centers Against Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault

Court Appointed Special Advocate

Faith Hope & Charity

Field of Dreams

Food for Life

Genesis Development

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa

Lutheran Family Service

Lutheran Services In Iowa

Mid-America Council (Boyscouts)

Salvation Army

Storm Lake Community Education

Storm Lake CE -- Soccer Program

Storm Lake Baseball Assoc.

Storm Lake Girls Softball

Storm Lake Whitecaps Swim Team

Storm Lake Music Boosters

Upper Des Moines Opportunity

Santa's Castle

Charlie Larson, President, expressed his gratitude to the community. "The continued support of businesses and individuals means so much to the Community Chest. Donations, no matter the amount, allow these worthy organizations to better Storm Lake. We are looking forward to another successful campaign in 2013."

The Citizens First National Bank serves as the organization's treasurer. Donations may be dropped off at Citizens First National Bank or mailed to:

Community Chest PO Box 394 Storm Lake, IA 50588.

Questions about the Community Chest or how your organization can become involved can be directed to Charlie Larson at 712-732-2190 or Chad Halder at 712-732-5440.

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