Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana


September 7, 2013

Sept. 7, 2013: Cheers & Jeers


"We hope to see all of you next year for the 2014 Warbird Cruise In on Saturday, Aug. 2. We have begun the planning for next year’s show, so contact Jim Price at 574-398-1451 or director@grissomairmuseum.com if you want to be a participant, sponsor, donor, vendor, or exhibitor."

'The importance of educating our youth'

Dr. Jacquelyn Thomas-Miller, Chaplain Sherri Headen and Willie Stroman of the Kokomo Chapter of Indiana Black Expo send this Cheer:

"On behalf of the Kokomo Chapter of Indiana Black Expo Board of Directors and Membership, we would like to sincerely thank you for your support of the 18th annual IBE Corporate Luncheon. You continue to show your interest in the community and understand the importance of educating our youth.

"We salute these organizations for their support: ALDI, City of Kokomo, Carver Community Center, Community Howard Regional Health, Delphi, Elks Lodge, Excel Center, Grace Memorial Church Of God, Grissom Family Readiness Center, Ivy Tech, Kokomo NAACP Chapter 3055, Kokomo Auto World, Kokomo Visitor’s Bureau, KeyBank, Lucas Furniture, Loving Hands Day Care, Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, St. Joseph Hospital, Second Missionary Baptist Church, Howard County Sheriff Department, Strickler Jewelers, state Rep. Mike Karickhoff, Tobacco Protection and Cessation, and UAW 1166.

"We encourage your continued support, along with other community organizations that attended this fundraising event. Your time and contributions are the key factors that make the Kokomo Chapter, Indiana Black Expo Inc. one of the most active in the state. Special thanks to the luncheon committee."

Program getting widespread support

Jeff Newton, executive director of Kokomo Urban Outreach, sends this Cheer:

"Kokomo Urban Outreach would like to express thanks to Simara McCracken and Hailey Gillam for organizing and holding a Lemonade Stand and Bake Sale July 12. The girls are in the fourth grade at Western Intermediate School and wanted to help their classmates by holding this fundraiser. Simara presented us with $70 for the Western School Corp. Buddy Bag Program.

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