The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 22, 2001 · Page 65
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 65

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teens set out "to make the environment safer for kids to play." They ^ stai-ted small on Make A Difference Z Day three yeai-s ago, cleaiiiig 40 ^ cubic yards of litter. By Make A Difference Day 2000, it took 13 trips ^ to the dump to haul away what 300 ^ volunteers collected: 40 tons of gai*- bage, 1,000 tires and 5,000 pounds of hazardous waste. On a lot once ^ teeming with trash, teens planted J.; 15 trees — the start, they hope, of =; a community park. ::: $10,000 award from Neimnan's Own Z benefits Goshen Planning Committee. 12,000 from Army base and town help 28,000 FORT HOOD and KILLEEN, Texas At the nation's lai'gest military base ;: and in its centi'al Texas community, Make A Difference Day has gi-own m six years fi'om a scant 20 projects " to more than 135, from a few hun- ^ dred volunteers to 12,000. The Make ': A Difference Day 2000 blitzkrieg of good works included book and clothing drives, visits to hospitals and nursing homes, school renovations, meals for the homeless and a bowling outing for Special Olympians. Fort Hood's Peggj' Stamper says volunteers feel so good about Make A Difference Day that as soon as one's over, they stait planning the next: "It's taken on a life of its own." $10,000 award fi-oni Newman's Own benefits Killeen Volunteers Inc. Army rallies to 100 projects HONOLULU - Satsue Abe savored ;.: views she thought she'd nevei- see ?: again — because on Make A Difference Day, Ai*my volunteers ti'ans- li ported the wheelchaii'-bound Abe and other nm'sing home residents to ;;, a scenic mountaintop. M^estic Diamond Head no longer weai's a halo , of ti'ash: Army volunteers rappelled off the volcanic crater's steep slopes, ••• removing debris. Across Oahu last Oct. 28, more than 2,100 soldiei-s, family membei's and Army Department civilians pai-ticipated in more •'. than 100 projects — showing, says M^-or Gen. William E. Ward, "the • kind of caring people we have." $10,000 award flvm Newman's Oivn ^ benefits Hawaii Food Bank, Honolulu, ' aM tlie Hawaii Chapter oftlie Association of the United States Army, Wahiaiva, USA WEEKEND • April 20-22,2001 9 ENGINE, 4-WHEEL ABS, TRACTION CONTROL AND DUAL CLIMATE CONTROL, YOU'D EXPECT TO PAY MORE. WITH THE 2001 BUICK CENTURY, YOU DON'T HAVE TO. AvAiL^^LE FOR UNDER $20,000 WITH $1,250 CASH INCENTIVE. BUICK CENTURYI it's all gooci Based on MSRP less $1,250 cash Incentive. Tax, title, license and optional equipment extra. You must take retail delivery from participating dealer stock by 6/30/01. Not available with other offers. Qiyi 1 *02001 GM Corp. All rights reserved. Buick and Century are registered trademarks of GM Corp. — I Buckle up, America! For more Information, visit www.buick.oom or call 1-800-4A-BUICK.

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