GENEROUS DONATION – The Durand Area Schools Backpack Program received nearly $9,000 in donations during the Monday, Oct. 12, Durand Board of Education meeting.
Durand VFW Post 2272 presented a check for $4,169.26 from their Sept. 13 golf outing. The Durand Rotary Club and the Durand Lions Club presented a check for $3,186.80 from the
July 25 Chicken BBQ that was held at the Durand Eagles and Graff’s Chip Watt presented a $1,500 check from his company.
Gathered were (from left): Pat Post of Rotary; Durand Schools Sup’t. Craig McCrumb; Sue Hatherill of Rotary; Chip Watt, General Manager of Graff Chevrolet; Sean Krebs of the Lions; VFW Commander Dennis Martin; Jeanette Gomos of Rotary and Bill Johnson of the Durand Board of Education.
In addition to those present, the Durand Eagles and the Durand AmVets each contributed to this donation.
(Independent Photo/GRAHAM STURGEON)