Thank you letters, 5-12-13 issue

To the Editor:

Lincoln first graders and their teachers would like to thank Urban Otremba and his wife for organizing a trip for us to visit the Little Falls Carnegie Library during National Library Week. Thank you to the Little Falls Carnegie Library staff, the library board and Friends of the Library for giving us this great opportunity to tour the library and learn about what it has to offer us. We really enjoyed it. — Deb Lentner, Carol Larson and Katie Boser, Lincoln first grade teachers and their students, Little Falls

To the Editor:

National Police Week, May 12 – 18, is an important time to recognize the courageous men and women of our local law enforcement. These officers and deputies put their lives on the line on a daily basis to help protect others in the community and to keep us safe from harm. Hands of Hope Resource Center would like to thank all of our law enforcement for their commitment and dedication to keeping our communities safe. — Deanna Thompson, Hands of Hope Resource Center, Little Falls

To the Editor:

The Rice Area Bloodmobile would like to thank all the people who came to donate blood April 29 at Shepherd of the Pines Church, Rice, for all their patience and help in collecting 123 units of blood so over 300 lives could be saved. I would also like to thank the many volunteers and businesses who donated time or goods. You all did your part so the blood drive could be successful. Hope to see you all again in the fall. — Lora Knafla, Rice Area Bloodmobile volunteer general coordinator, Rice

 

To the Editor:

The third graders at Pioneer Elementary in Pierz would like to thank the Little Falls Rotary Club for donating dictionaries to each student. The students have been using them often and were very excited to receive them. Thanks again from the third grade students and staff at Pioneer. — Nick Peschl, third grade teacher, Pierz 

To the Editor:

The American Legion Auxiliary thanks the citizens, businesses, organizations and many volunteers in the Little Falls area for the support of the American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Program and Poppy Day, May 10. The purpose of the annual distribution of poppies/poppy cards is eloquently reflected in the desire to “Honor the Dead by Helping the Living.” All proceeds of the fundraising campaign are used exclusively for the benefits of disabled and needy veterans and their families. — Carol Tillman, Poppy chairman, American Legion Auxiliary, Little Falls

To the Editor:

Hands of Hope Resource Center would like to thank the instructors and Little Falls Tae Kwon Do Center for donating their time and talents in teaching basic self defense moves to women of all ages in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We would also like to thank the community members that participated in this event. Your contribution and support of sexual assault prevention is greatly appreciated. — Karla Montag, sexual assault coordinator, Hands of Hope Resource Center, Little Falls

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