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Letter to the Editor
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, 8:57 p.m.
 

On behalf of the family of Nancy Heinbaugh and the “A Night for Nancy” committee, thank you for your overwhelming support of this special event, held recently at Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School.

As you may know, Nancy sustained severe neurological and physical injuries in a vehicle accident in January. “A Night for Nancy” was organized to assist the family with the costs associated with her care.

To all those who attended, donated, provided Chinese and silent-auction items, and volunteered for this very special event — we thank you.

While the list of those who contributed would be too long for this space, we want to acknowledge a few who supported this event and helped to make it a reality: Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School staff/faculty members Don Favero, Thomasine Rose, Amy Vinoverski, Elizabeth Spinelli and Nick Bell; from the Connellsville Catholic churches, the Rev. Bob Lubic, Lou Ann Lauffer, Lisa Andursky, Rita Pratt, Mary Lazor, Rose Cebulak and members of the Christian Mothers; Kevin Barry and the junior and senior youth groups; Denise Friel of Atkins Music Center, as well as Gary Stout of Bikes Unlimited.

To all who have prayed for Nancy or contributed in any way, know that you have made a difference. The video created for “A Night for Nancy” can be viewed by visiting YouTube.com and typing in the words Nancy Heinbaugh.

Mary Dreliszak

Connellsville

The writer is a member of the “A Night for Nancy” committee.

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