It takes communities to educate our children

Published 10:28 pm Saturday, October 2, 2010

The sixth annual Tools 4 School giveaway was a huge success again this year.

An estimated 1,800 back packs filled with supplies have been distributed to area school children. We are very grateful to all who support our program.

A special thanks to:

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> The Tribune

> Friends of Ironton

> Child Welfare Club

> Becky Hitchcock (top raffle ticket seller)

> J. B. Miller and Magic 97.9

> All Saints Lutheran Church of Worthington, Ohio

> Christ Episcopal Church

> Jason Sharp and First United Methodist Church

> Decatur Missionary Baptist Church

> G & J Pepsi

> Walmart Foundation

> Sam’s Club

> South Point Walmart

> Liebert

> Lawrence County Juvenile Court

> Dan Palmer & Solid Waste Management District

> Rob Slagel & Johnny-on-the-Spot

> Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

> NCompass Networks

> Catering with Joy

> McDonald’s of Ironton

> Ohio River Bank

> Spriggs Distributing

> BesTitle

> Gary Leach State Farm Insurance

> Liberty Federal Savings & Loan

> Randy Lilly & Ironton Volunteer Days

> Cammack Children’s Center

We’re already working toward 2011 and hope that our community will continue to be a part of our team.

On behalf of St Paul Lutheran Church’s Tools 4 School Committee, Nancy Corn and myself, “thank you.”

Hazel Jacob