Kelly Shannon writes to thank members of the Lafayette-Oxford-University community who contributed unselfishly during this yeara’s 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. (September 13, 2012, Page 4)
Margaret King writes to thank all of those who’ve worked to make the Backpacks for the Homeless project a big success, while Barbara J. Smith writes to point out those who’ve donated time and money to help The Pantry. (June 15, 2012, Page 4A)
Local columnist T.J. Ray continues to point out Good Samaritans – Meals on Wheels, Interfaith Compassion Ministries, American Red Cross, et cetera – around the Lafayette-Oxford-University community that we can all help in some way. (December 30, 2011, Page 4A)
Dr. Beth Coe writes to commend and thank the East St. Peter’s Missionary Baptist Church choir for its performance at the recent memorial service for Cora Jordan. (January 28, 2011, Page 4A)
Thanksgiving is a time when most of us reflect on, and appreciate all that we have without dwelling on what we don’t have. Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg writes that perhaps we need to spend a bit more time thinking about others who aren’t as fortunate and consider helping those who help others. She suggests, in particular, considering helping the local Interfaith Compassion Ministry. (November 25, 2010, Page 4A)
Coterie is sponsoring a Spring Soiree to benefit the Interfaith Compassion Ministry on April 16 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the LyricTheater on the Square. The band is Almost Famous and the tickets are $25 a person. Cash bar will be available.
In addition to the Soiree, Coterie is holding a raffle of a 36-inches-by-48-inches acrylic on canvas by renowned artist Paul Edelstein painting to be given away at 10:30. The tickets for the raffle are $10 each and you do not have to be present to win. The painting is on display at Oxford Floral and tickets for the raffle can also be purchased there. For Spring Soiree ticket or raffle information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 801-4712. (April 5, 2010)
Clark Hunt was pleased with the turnout at the recent Homeless Task Force meeting, but wants to make sure local government officials and members of the community remain aware of the needs of the Interfaith Compassion Ministry which offers most of the assistance now. (March 5, 2010, Page 4A)