January 31, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 41

Small town spirit only comes through volunteers

In Our Opinion

Ask any event organizer and they’ll tell you that volunteers make things happen; without them, it’s a lost cause.

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Founder’s Day in Medical Lake is one of those events that relies on volunteers to make it a success each year. As mentioned in last week’s edition, the event is searching for a leader this year. There have been times in the past where community support waned to the point where Founder’s Day disappeared altogether. It all rests on the support found through volunteers and people who cherish their town’s history.

Unfortunately, with the exception of a good handful of...

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