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Kimball Friendship Center receives $1,500 grant


October 12, 2017

Tonia Copeland/Western Nebraska Observer

Eileen Rowley and Teresa Lockwood serve lunch to a number of seniorrs daily at the Kimball Friendship Senior Center. In addition to the lunches served at the facility, they serve lunches to seniors who are home bound. Recently Rowley wrote for and received a grant to aid in meeting the nutritional needs of area senior citizens.

Kimball Friendship Senior Center recently received a $1,500 grant from the Immanuel Vision Foundation, part of more than $230,000 in grants given.

The Immanuel Vision Foundation in Omaha gave $1,500 to 155 senior programs throughout the state in eight regional Agencies on Aging.

"As our population ages, senior centers have increased demands," said Executive Director Rev. Mark Grorud. "The Immanuel Vision Foundation wants to help improve the lives of Nebraska seniors and their families by supporting increased programming and strengthened services."

Locally, Eileen Rowley, site manager for Ki...

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