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Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff Hundreds of residents showed up for a food drop organized through United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties on August 26 at Lake Community Church on County Road 44.

Long line forms for United Way's food drop

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A long line of individuals and families wrapped around Lakes Community Church's parking lot at this year's Project Community Connect (PCC) event on August 26.


In its third year, PCC connected more than 647 individuals to health and human service agencies; handed out more than 500 backpacks to school age children; served 425 meals; and distributed more than 20,000 pounds of food.

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