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Lynnette Leamon Contributed by Kendallville Chamber_HN

Dedicated To Helping Others

KENDALLVILLE - Lynnette Leamon is the Director of The Kendallville Area Chamber of Commerce, but she does so much more this...
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A Joyful & Compassionate Heart

AVILLA - Rob Gienger, a retired U.S. Army veteran, selflessly serves our community every week at both the American Legion, where he serves as an officer and...
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More Than Two Decades Of Heartfelt Giving

AVILLA - Don and Karen Crawford have been volunteering their time with the Avilla Food Pantry at Avilla Calvary United Methodist Church for over...
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Always Ready To Lend A Hand

AVILLA -  Hadassah is always trying to do things to make the world a better place. She always is running around trying to find someone to...
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Selflessly Serving The Community

AVILLA - Don and Karen Crawford have been volunteering their time with the Avilla Food Pantry at Avilla Calvary United Methodist Church for over...
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Helpful Stranger

AVILLA - I don't know this person's name, but I want to celebrate someone who is a hero to me. Years ago, I went shopping...
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Avilla Author Inspires Children To Learn More About Water

AVILLA - Have you ever wondered where the water in your sink comes from? Donald Papai wrote a children's book, called Journey to the Source,...
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Pastor & Wife Make An Impact On The Community

AVILLA - Josh & Lacey Detro:  These two run the church in Avilla called Hope Restoration. Josh is the pastor and Lacey is his wife....
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25 years of dedicated service

AVILLA - Avilla Town Marshal Glen Wills was recognized for 25 years of service as a law enforcement officer at the Wednesday, June 20th, Town Council...
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Beloved Avilla crossing guard retires

AVILLA - Melissa (Missy) Alday has been helping children cross the road safely for 17 years. Nearly every day, in every kind of weather,...
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