Van Update




Pictured is the 2004 handicap-accessible van that Oak Hills Memorial Foundation will be purchasing with money raised in its current fund-drive. The van can transport 14 passengers (two in wheelchairs) and the driver.   Total goal for the van and its first year of operating costs is $35,000. Raised thus far is $25,305, with a remaining goal of $9,695. Contributors have been Oak Hills Memorial Foundation, $11,700 through its annual bowling event, $11,000 from Oak Hills Auxiliary, $ 720 from a Mother’s Day local church collection effort, $1,885 from the following: Steve and Debbie Akre, Allina Health participant program, Mark and Julie Peterson, Charles and Doris Griebel, Cal and Kathleen Backer, Richard and Deb Helmstetter, Kiwanis Club, Hobart and Charlotte Anderson, Mark and Sue Ullery, Charlotte Fischer, Jim and Jacalyn Schuetzle, Perry and LouAnn Meyer, Bernice and Daniel Dietz, Jerome Harmening, William and Connie Goebel, Eldor and CalVerna Wilfahrt, Roger and Carol Ryberg, Shirley Goering, Joe and Janet Platz, and the Lorraine Gulden Card Club. Three other local service organizations have pledged funds from various of their projects. Donations can be sent to Oak Hills Memorial Foundation, 1314 – 8th Street North, New Ulm MN 56073.

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