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Local agencies benefit from youth allocations

Eight local community service agencies will receive an influx of funds following a distribution by the United Way of Logan County’s Youth Allocation Committee.

The group is made up of 20 juniors and seniors from county schools, under the direction of United Way volunteers Heidi Reser and Kim Collum. The students were recognized along with their parents Thursday at an appreciation luncheon at Chattan Loch.

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Members of the United Way Youth Allocation Committee pose for a photograph during an appreciation luncheon Thursday at Chattan Loch. Photo | United Way of Logan County

 

Agencies benefiting from a United Way youth committee allocation include: First United Presbyterian Church; Consolidated Care; Western and Chippewa neighborhood outreach centers; Hilliker YMCA; Mary Rutan Hospital; Tecumseh Council, Boy Scouts of America, Logan County chapter; and Lutheran Community Services/Our Daily Bread.

The groups will split $5,800.

Areas of consideration for this year’s program included drug awareness, food and hunger, bullying, poverty and teen pregnancy.

Members of the youth allocation committee are:

Bellefontaine — Noelle Dunn, Landyn Butler, Brooke Turner and Nicholas Burton;

Benjamin Logan — Austin Ahle, Logan Dunn, Micah Lange and Kaci Oswalt;

Indian Lake — Kylie Speicher, Leslie Reichert, Dylan Cline and Evan Zorn;

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center — Evan Downing, Jennifer Metz, Cole Wedge and Jessica Rollins; and

Riverside — Kolt Shough, Dallas Daniels, Jessica Davis and Mara Ledley.

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