September 20, 2014
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Mtn. Home schools to sponsor C-3 charities


     Students, teachers and administrators from all Mountain Home schools came together Thursday afternoon at Dunbar Auditorium to kick off this year's Community Charity Challenge event.   Representatives from each school made a short presentation on the charities they will be supporting and raising funds for this year.   
     The charities taking part in C-3 this year are the Twin Lakes Community Foundation, sponsored by the Mountain Home Kindergarten; the Mountain Home Christian Clinic, sponsored by the Nelson-Wilks-Herron School; David's Trail, sponsored by Hackler Intermediate School; The Baxter County Public Library Foundation, sponsored by Pinkston Middle School; The Hayden Padgett Safe in HIS Arms Foundation, sponsored by the Mountain Home Junior High and the four Community Houses of Baxter Regional Medical Center sponsored by the Mountain Home High School Career Acadamies..
     Bridgett Shipman, Mountain Home High School Career Academies coordinator, says the schools will plan activities and solicit sponsorship to raise funds for each of their charities.
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     The community is welcome to participate in a C-3 event planned for May 3 at David's Trail to raise funds for the six charities sponsored by the Mountain Home schools.
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     Dr. Lonnie Myers, superintendent of schools spoke of the importance of teachers and students becoming involved in charitable acts and the impact they may have in the future.
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      The students also presented checks to the charities involved in last year's Community Charity Challenge.   The Baxter County Library Foundation received $422.25, the Community Houses of Baxter Regional Medical Center received $737.24, $210.24 was presented to the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce, $422.25 was given to the Mountain Home Christian Clinic, David's Trail received $357.23 and the Twin Lakes Community Foundation was the recipient of $338.26.   Although not an official participant in last year's C-3 fund raising event, the The Hayden Padgett Safe in HIS Arms Foundation was presented with $94.87.

   
    

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