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I-M Operation Round Up awards $34,000

Organizations and representatives receiving Itasca-Mantrap grants of $1,000 or more are, front, from left, Molly Aukes, accepting $1,000 for Be Kind and $2,000 for Helping Hands through Century PTA; Bob Kapsner and Dawn Penning, Century Elementary, $1,250; Jodi Schultz, Park Rapids Area Library, $1,000, and Candy Weinzierl, Kinship, $1,000, back, Peggie Chisholm, Boys and Girls Clubs of the White Earth Reservation, Pine Point unit, $1,000; Punk Salberg, Faith in Action for Cass County, $1,000; Darrell Mo...

The Itasca-Mantrap Trust Board, meeting in mid-November, has awarded Operation Round Up grants to 44 area organizations. 

The grants totaling $34,000 were awarded to:

Akeley Community Library, $300; Akeley/ Nevis Community Food Shelf, $1,000; American Legion Honor Guard, $250; Be Kind Program-Park Rapids Area Schools, $1,000; Boy Scout Troop 58, $800; Boys & Girls Clubs of the White Earth Reservation-Pine Point Unit, $1,000;

Camp Wilderness- Northern Lights Council, $500; Century Elementary kindergarten, $160; Confidence Learning Center, $300; Cub Scout Pack 56 Nevis, $500; Eastern Hubbard County Fire District, $5,000; Faith in Action for Cass County, $1,000; Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary 870, $500;

Friendship Ventures, $300; Headwaters Animal Shelter, $500; Headwaters Intervention Center, $800; Heartland Concert Association, $500; Helping Hands through Century PTA, $2,000; Hubbard County Historical Society, $1,000; Kinship of the Park Rapids Area, $1,000;

Laporte Community Education, $200; Let's Go Fishing Headwaters Chapter, $500; Let's Go Fishing w/Seniors Lakes Area Chapter, $500; Living at Home of the Park Rapids Area, $1,200; Lutheran Social Service Senior Nutrition, $1,000;

Lutheran Social Service Senior Nutrition/Menahga, $500; Mantrap Valley Conservation Club Auxiliary, $250; Menahga Post Prom, $750; National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Park Rapids MS Walk, $350; Nemeth Art Center, $500; Nevis Boy Scout Troop 56, $500;

Nevis Girl Scout Troop 822, $500; Nevis School special education - iPads, $500 and Nevis School special education Lasting Memories, $450; Nevis Senior Center, $500; Northern Light Opera Company, $500;

Park Rapids Amateur Hockey Association Inc., $500; Park Rapids Area Library, $1,000; Park Rapids Century Elementary, $1,250; Park Rapids JO volleyball, $500; Park Rapids middle school girls basketball, $500; Paul Bunyan Archery Club, $2,140; Pine Point Community Council, $500 and Toys for Tots, $500.