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Letters to the Editor

By Staff | Oct 23, 2016

Support the Ladies Night Out Fundraiser

To the Editor:

Thank you again to the Ladies Night Out Fundraiser for the generous donation I received last year during my journey with breast cancer. The gift was put to great use and brought a smile to my face when I needed it most. I would like to remind women of this wonderful upcoming event. This year’s event is being held on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, from 6-9 p.m. at the VFW of Estherville.

You can bring your friends and join other gals for a night that includes vendors, food and fun. Not only is this event a good time, it’s for a great cause. Proceeds will help local women in our community during their time of need. Please come and join the fun!


Billie Jo Petersen,


ELC Foundation says ‘thank you’

To the Community of Estherville,

On behalf of the ELC School Foundation, I would like to thank the many businesses and members of our community that made our “Champions in Education” banquet a huge success! This year we raised $19,000, thanks to the many wonderful sponsors and supporters of this great event. We were able to give back to our teachers $25,499.67 in the form of Key Grants.

This year’s honoree, Margaret White is a great example of what it means to be a “Champion.” She has gone above and beyond in making an impact on many students’ lives over the course of her 24 years of teaching.

Again, a HUGE thank you to all who have helped our foundation grow, and to the many “Champions in Education” that give their time and support to improve our school system. Now more than ever, it is important to be actively involved in the future of our children. Thank you for your continued support of the ELC Foundation!

With Sincere Appreciation,

Michelle Hoyer, Vice President

ELC School Foundation