GFWC donates to WISE

GFWC WISE donation

DONATION: The General Federation of Women’s Club – Mecosta “Heart of the Lakes” recently presented a $1500 grant to WISE executive director Kelley Samuels. The club’s successful Harvest Party and Fund Raiser allowed grants to also be awarded to 11 other organizations: Mecosta County Youth and Family Center, Mecosta Revitalization, Remus Area Historical Society, God’s Helping Hands of Mecosta County, Morton Township Library, Morley Stanwood Schools, Mecosta Area Committee, Barryton Elementary School, Mid- Michigan Honor Flight, Chippewa Hills Orchestral Society and Mecosta County Habitat for Humanity. Pictured are (front row) Karen Plaxton, Yo Bellingar, Cindi Voss, Samuels, club president Fran Voci; (second row) Laureen Parks, Elayne McCollum, Heidi Litobar, Sherry Anderson, Vicky Rankin; (back row) Irena Wrona, Linda Bulow and Barbara Aikman. (Courtesy photo)


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