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Centralia Chronicle (Newspaper) - December 3, 2001, Centralia, Washington College balanced scoring attack lifts cd Over Edmonds / by 50 cents Tenino tree citizens ready for Holiday chronicle terrorism new makers county food Bank president a full time Volunteer Job Peak time of years Joanne Clark continues presidency of coalition she took Over in 1987 by Amy Emerson the chronicle the holidays Are a time when Many people think about helping their local food Bank but for Joanne Clark food Banks Are one of her priorities every Day of the year. Clark has been the president of the Lewis county food Bank coalition a United Way Agency since 1987. The coalition includes seven food Banks across Lewis county. In addition to presiding Over this group Clark is also the coordinator of the coalitions distribution Center in Centralia which disperses food to All of the food Banks in the coalition. All of Clarks work is voluntary. Not wanting to put the spotlight on her volunteerism Clark is Quick to Point out she is just one of a countless number of people who help the food Bank coalition function. A a absolutely. Without All of the other people who help out there is no Way i could Ever get anything done Here. In a just one piece of the Puzzle a she asserted. And the work of this army of Lewis county volunteers is imperative she said As thee of t j of need in the area is great. From july 30 through october the countywide coalition received 25,173 visits from people needing food. Many of the visits were repetitive visits from the same customers who Are allowed to visit the food Bank once a month. Yet the numbers Are still High. To put these numbers in a different perspective Clark said the Lewis county food Bank coalition is serving 8,570 households. Clark said she has seen the need for food Banks Rise steadily Over the years a situation caused by both economic circumstances and population growth she assumes. A what people need to realize is that the need for food Bank services can happen to most of us a none of us Are immune from hard times and unexpected catastrophes a she said. Quot i get Calls All the time from people who never have used a food Bank before but for whatever reason they need one now and Arentt sure where to go or what to do a Clark said. Clark added that the people who use the local food Banks come from a fall walks of life a and a none Are turned a we help people who have been Laid off people with unexpected medical expenses single mothers Young families please see Job Hack pane memo a Joanne Clark age 66 occupation president of the Lewis county food Bank coalition voluntary position residence Centralia How Long there 46 years she was born in Chehalis family Mother of five grandmother of seven favourites a music country Western a Book hmm that a Tough one i wish i had More time to read a to program a touched by an Angel a vacation St Chehalis. No just kidding. Actually i d like to visit Reno again a hobbies the Lewis county food Bank coalition family monday dec. 3,2001serving the greater Lewis county area since 1889 airs trikes hit Kandahar . Reports thousands of refugees fleeing to Pakistan / All food Bank donations pour in walk4hcn0ck organizer says annual food drive successful by Julie m. Graham the chronicle the Brown paper bags set out with donations for the annual walk a Knock food drive got an extra covering of plastic and Volunteer collection teams walked a Little faster saturday As the rain came Down. Final numbers wont be in until after dec. 17, but donations appear to be roughly equal with last year organizer Brian Panush said late sunday. A your goal is $100,000, and i think Well be close to that a he said adding that donations Are still being accepted. Designated drop off Sites please see accompanying Box will continue to accept donations until dec. 17. Donations of Money May be sent to interservice walk a Knock do first Community Bank . Box 334, Centralia Wash. 98531. If people Are physically unable to get their donations to a drop Point they May Telephone 1-800-962-5494 for help. And if anyone is interested in helping with collections next year volunteers Are always Welcome Panush said. The food Banks Are Happy Panush said. A this is a huge thing for them a he said. A it gets them anywhere from two to four a we really want to thank our volunteers that came out because it was Nasty. And they did a very Good Job under very Adverse conditions a he said of the hundreds who helped please see food Hack Pae rain but no by Julie m. Graham the chronicle rain and wind could t keep a Good Parade Down saturday. People of All Ages crowded under eaves chatting companionable or walked along under umbrellas and Clad in rain gear waiting for the 52nd annual Chehalis Christmas Parade to begin at noon. A there come the bands a Chelsea Craig 6, exclaimed to her Mother and younger sister. The sounds of the . West High school Bearcat band reached ahead of the Parade. Margaret Langus and Margaret Shields served As this year s grand marshals. Announcer Rick Stockdale introduced them As a the two margarets. They be donated years of service to the Community As historians at the Lewis county historical floats fire engines cub and boy scouts dogs horses antique cars 15 roller skaters from the roller Rome in Centralia schoolchildren veterans the Lewis county sheriffs explorers program the twin transit trolley several people dressed As presents and members of Many other organizations moved up the Street As part of a Christmas in the please set Parade pane a5 Gary j. Csc Howall the chronicle Chehalis Christmas Parade winners by the chronicle winners in saturday s Chehalis Christmas Parade include commercial 1. Little shop of hairs 2. Santa a favorite Deere Barnett implements 3. Benny s Florist. Religious 1. St. Joseph school 2. Young ringers Westminster presbyterian Church in Chehalis. Request Nan animal 1. A have a Doggone Good Christmas 2. Cowgirl Christmas 3. Cascade sled dog adventure. Motorized 1. Twin transit trolley 2. Veterans memorial museum 3. Southwest Washington two Cyl Der club. Youth 1. Zions Black Bull ranch 2. Centralia skate club 3. Fire Mountain Squadron civil air patrol. Best theme a Christmas in the Usan 1. Westside Christmas in the Park and Santa 2. American tradition Petra insurance in Chehalis 3. Veterans of foreign wars Post 2200. Musical 1. W f. West High school Bearcat marching fatal car crash blocks state route 6 near Doty classifieds.01 comics.i36 crossword dear Abby. It could just be me. Movies.85 news in obituaries. A opinion page.10 what s happening.b5 by the chronicle Doty a a two car collision killed one person and injured another this morning just West of Doty on state route 6, according to Early Washington state patrol reports. The two cars collided at around 6 30 . Near Milepost 32, said it. Marty Butler of the Washington state patrol. One vehicle was eastbound the other was westbound. The westbound Lane was still blocked at 8 30 this morning Butler said. He could not confirm whether the cold mornings icy roads were a Factor in the crash. State patrol troopers were still investigating Butler said. Identities of the victims were not immediately available. Weather tomorrow Shower Sini a tomorrow Low 33 38 High 41-45 weather picture by Ryan Young sixth Grade Chehalis Middle school see details Page Al Gary j. Csc Howall / Tho chronicle Joanne Clark president of the Lewis county food Bank coalition looks through goods at the distribution Center. Gary j. Csc Howall / tha chronic Chuck Bode Chehalis a member of the Chehalis rotary club carries bags of groceries into the greater Chehalis food Bank saturday morning after collecting them with his wife Connie during the 15th annual walk a Knock food drive. Henry Ham a member of the Chehalis Lions club sorts cans brought in from the walk a Knock bags into boxes at the greater Chehalis food Bank saturday morning. Damp spirits at Chehalis Parade Santa Waves to the rain soaked crowd watching the Chehalis Christmas Parade saturday afternoon

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