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2008-07-11 21:00:21

By The Observer, La Grande, Ore. Jul. 11--ELGIN -- Mayor Carmen Gentry announced Wednesday that the City of Elgin has received an additional $4,000 in private donations for the Elgin Family Clinic, leaving a balance of $19,500 to raise. Earlier this week, Darrin Larvik of the City Garbage Service contacted the mayor, offering a generous donation toward the clinic fundraising effort. "He said that since City Garbage services Elgin, they wanted to be a partner in helping the community,"...

2008-06-30 21:02:44

By Trish Yerges, The Observer, La Grande, Ore. Jun. 30--ELGIN -- Mayor Carmen Gentry has announced that Oregon Health & Science University will continue providing staff and support to the Elgin Family Clinic through August. "They are extending (their support) to us until the end of August so we can continue to work on getting the last bit of money we need," Gentry said Friday. The city of Elgin has raised $93,500 to date and is actively seeking funding sources for the remaining...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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