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Chamber launches Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program

Campaign to aid families with loved ones serving our country

By Jason C Brown,
Publisher/Editor
Published:
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 9:39 AM CDT

The Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce is in the process of garnering support for its latest project; to become a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon community

The program coordinates a network of volunteers and businesses to help the families of military personnel left at home Be it lawncare, babysitting, a quick plumbing check, the program helps make life a little easier for those left behind

To help make this program a reality, the Chamber is selling sponsorships for light post banners and individual t-shirts Banners may be purchased for $50 and t-shirts are available for $15

Chamber Manager Kim Burkett hopes to have enough sponsorships in time to line Central Avenue and Lake Street (Highway 71) in Long Prairie by the first part of June So far, the chamber has been able to secure 11 sponsorships and gain support from the City of Long Prairie, Todd County and Region 5 The chamber will also be recognized during Prairie Fest for becoming a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Community
To become a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon volunteer, to purchase a banner or t-shirt, or for more information, contact the Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce at 320-732-2514 or by e-mail at info@longprairieorg

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