Paynesville Area Charity fund distributes money

This article submitted by Linda Stelling on 4/7/98.

The Paynesville Area Charity Fund is proud to announce they disbursed $27,329 to many worth charities.

The board extends a big thanks to all who were generous to the yearly drive. Board membes are Willie Butkofski, Phyllis Gardner, Jeanne Heineman, Fay Jones, Don and Helen Lehman, Ray Lindeman, Bev Mueller, Joe Spaulding, Judy Stanley, Leanne Tangen, Don Torbenson and Jan Zumwalde.

Charities receiving funds were: Alzheimerís Association, $634; American Cancer Society, $1,836; American Diabetes Association, $788; American Heart Association, $983; American Lung Association, $529; American Red Cross, $1,118; Arthritis Foundation, $573; Paynesville Boy Scouts, $2,353;

Central Minnesota Task Force for Battered Women, $351; Paynesville Area Community Service Center, $3,509; Courage Center, $527; Crow River Nature Trail Guards, $759; Epilepsy Foundation, $237; Friends of Paynesville Library, $814; Paynesville Girl Scouts, $2,233; Habitat for Humanity, $387;

Home Delivered Meals, $1,385; National Multiple Sclerosis, $381; Paynesville Area Dollars for Scholars, $1,511; Paynesville Area Health Care System, $491; Paynesville Area Historical Society, $674; Paynesville Youth Athletics, $654;

Salvation Army, $1,003; Special Olympics, $800; Ronald McDonald House, $15; Lupus Foundation, $25; Good Samaritan Care Center, $10; Minnesota Head Injury Association, $30; Parkinson Foundation, $103; Osteoperosis, $5; Paynesville Rescue Squad, $10; Paynesville Area Senior Center, $135; Paynesville Brownies, $500; Paynesville Cub Scouts, $500; Asthma Fund, $ 5;

Catholic Charities, $576; St. Louis Catholic Church, $940; Paynesville Marching Band, Bryan Mara, $500; Easter Seals, $10; Spina Bifida, $90; Muscular Dystrophy, $5; Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, VFW of the U.S., and Cystic Fibrosis, $7 each; and St. Martin Girl Scouts, $52.

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