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GENEROUS DONATION

by on March 24, 2013 3:00 AM

Mary Neal, of Homer City, donated $2,500 to Birdie’s Closet at Indiana Regional Medical Center on Friday after being selected a winner in “America’s Farmers Grow Communities,” sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.

In 1,271 eligible counties in 39 states, farmers could sign up for the chance to win a donation for their favorite community nonprofit.

Birdie’s Closet was created to offer cancer patients supplies to help them cope with appearance-related side effects of cancer treatments.

Front row, from left, are Neal and Clint Black, district sales manager for Monsanto; and back row, Heather Reed, executive director of the Indiana Healthcare Foundation; Dave Hintemeyer, Birdie’s son; Fred Hintemeyer, Birdie’s husband; and Ida Belle Bork, Birdie’s mother.



Jamie Empfield is a photographer for The Indiana Gazette.
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