continued After getting in contact with her former Girl Scout leader, Darrah and her mother were able to use the old Scout meeting room to set up their relief center.
“If it werent for all those who helped, we would not have been able to be as successful as we were down at the center,” Darrah said. “I’d like to thank them again because what they did mattered so much.”
The community pulled together, and with the help of many volunteers, the donations poured in and were able to help about 20 families, Darrah said after the assembly.
“What we’ve seen here is the wrath and destruction of Irene is clearly no match for the people of AuSable Forks,” Defayette said.
OWENS GIVES FLAG
Rep. Bill Owens gives four Au Sable Forks students, Christine Darrah. Teesha Coolidge, michael Rafferty, and Maddie Hutchins, the flag once flown over the Washington D.C. Capitol building for their outreach efforts.
OWENS TALKS UP KIDS
Rep. Bill Owens spoke to an auditorium full of students and faculty in honor of four students Michael Rafferty (Right), Maddie Hutchins, Teesha Coolidge, and Christine Darrah.