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Dr. Jerry Kjergaard, Willmar Public Schools superintendent, was the keynote speaker Friday at the annual volunteer appreciation banquet for the United Way of West Central Minnesota. Kjergaard thanked the community for its support and encouraged it to help United Way meet the financial goals of its next campaign. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

United Way exceeds challenging budget goal, thanks community for its support during recent campaign

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WILLMAR -- With a recession in hand, a newly expanded service area and the largest financial goal ever set, the 2009-10 fundraising campaign was challenging for the United Way of West Central Minnesota.


But during an appreciation banquet Friday, United Way volunteers, donors, board members and staff celebrated the generosity of a community that raised $938,922.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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