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September 4, 2013

Little Debi knows how to do a big job

As United Way director, she's made goal 5 of 11 years.

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The program serves 54 children, but it will soon grow to 140, thanks to a $5,000 grant from Exact Target Foundation and local grants, Wallick said.

“The volunteers are what drive me,” Wallick added. “People have stepped up. The community is only as good as its infrastructure. We have to start from the bottom up.”

Wallick said she wants to serve the UW for another five or six years.

That’s “big” for Miami County.

Ray Moscowitz of Bloomington is a retired newspaper executive and former publisher of the Peru Tribune. Contact him at r.mosco@comcast.net.

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