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Published 6:05pm Saturday, January 12, 2013

Thanks for help with ARC supper

The Arc of Freeborn County would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to everyone who was involved in the success of our soup and chili supper. We would like to acknowledge the following for their special help and contributions: First Lutheran Church of Albert Lea, Bonnerup Funeral & Cremation Services, Innovance Inc., Lakeside Foods, Mansfield Meats, Martin Brothers’ Wholesale, Nick’s Meats & Grocery, REM, St. John’s Lutheran Home, Sampson Dairy, Trail’s Restaurant, Cargill employees, Faye Learn, Nancy Berhow and the Girls Scouts from Troop 204, David Anderson, Faye Anderson, Erik and Karla Bangert, Donna Davis, Todd and Cheryl Enderson, Phyllis Jensen, Dawn, Tim and Kellen Kaasa, Marlene Kirsch, Kevin and Julie Kvenvold, Elaine Manges, Mary Ness, Michael and Nancy Olsen, Jan Overgaard, John and Sandy Roscoe, John and Beth Ruud, Jeff and Rachel Schei, Lisa Schoneman, Cecil and Barbara Varner, Mike and Diane Vietor, Steve and Elaine Warner. Thank you to KATE Radio, Power 96 and the Albert Lea Tribune for the great job they did at promoting the supper.

Hats off to those who donated cupcakes, to Arc members and friends who gave the precious gift of their time and to all who came out and ate. And finally, we would like to especially thank Thrivent Financial for Lutherans for supporting this event through their Care Abounds in Communities Program. Proceeds from the supper will be used to continue our programs and activities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families here in Freeborn County. The Arc is a partner agency of the United Way. God bless and happy holidays!


Jo Lowe
Director of The Arc of Freeborn County