John E. Carne
Minden Rotary Club Foundation
Lin Larson
Backpack Buddies Program Director

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February 12, 2013
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Thanks to Walmart


We want to express our heartfelt thanks to the associates at the new Walmart in Gardnerville for their donation to the Douglas County Backpack Buddy program. As your newspaper reported, the store opening ceremony included donations from the Walmart Foundation to a number of local community groups. In addition, the associates selected another group and donated their own money to support this community effort. The money the Associates donated to the Backpack Buddy program will be used to provide supplemental weekend food to students who would otherwise go hungry. This program allows the students to come to school Monday …

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The Record Courier Updated Feb 12, 2013 05:45PM Published Feb 12, 2013 05:42PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.