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Operation Round Up celebrates milestone

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Operation Round Up hit a milestone last week.

The trust has now donated $500,000 in grants to local organizations.

During a celebration event on December 8, DeWayne Bisek, president of the Operation Round Up Trust board, said, "It's just fantastic. It's a wonderful feeling to be part of this program and we are indebted to all the members who are making a small contribution every month."


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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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