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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Local organizations benefit from generosity


Last updated 4/13/2021 at 3:32pm

Washtucna Elementary contributed photos

Washtucna Elementary School staff smile over the gift of $600 from Caring Neighbors to help pay for costs associated with Reading Month activities. Pictured, from left, are Kara Pavone, preschool lead; Debbie Sitton, 1st grade teacher; and Lisa Landstrom, 4th and 5th grade teacher.

RITZVILLE - Caring Neighbors recently donated $9,500 to eight local non-profit organizations.

The Ritzville VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) was awarded $2,000 to assist disabled veterans.

"That was very gracious of Big Bend Electric and Caring Neighbors to award us that grant," VFW Commander Jeff Kissler said. "We are going to use the funds towards building a wheelchair ramp for a disabled veteran here in town who is a VFW member."

Kissler said they would begin working on the project this weekend.

"It came at the right time, with the cost of lumber so high. It is going to help out significa...

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