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Sister City Task Force Forges Ahead

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With two projects underway, Ann Arbor's Sister City Task Force shows no signs of slowing down in the face of Mayor Jemigan's veto of a Council passed resolulion continuing the Task Force's ties with city govemmenL During the first week of June Task Force volunteers will go door-to-door throughout Ann Albor raising funds in what is being called the "Over the Top Canvass." "With enough volunteers we can raise thousands of dollars which will take us over the amountwe need to purchase a garbage truck for our sister city," said fundraiser Jim Burchell. "We will also use the money to help send a truckload of humanitarian aid to Nicaragua under the auspices of Michigan Quest for Peace." The Sister City Task Force has organized a twelve member delegation which will visit Nicaragua and the sister city of Juigalpa from June 20 through June 30. Members of the delegation are: Pierce Bamard, Mary Dorst, Thomas Gómez, Walt Karas, Elisa McCabe, Joshua Meisier, Mike Peltier, Beth Pleins, Leonard Quenon, Gary Rothberger, Kate Warner, and Kathie Williams. Each delégate will pay her or his own travel expenses. Persons wishing to assist members of the delegation with these costs may cali Kim Groóme at the Interfaith Council for Peace at 663-1870. People wishing to assist with the canvass are asked to cali Jim Burchell at 769-5051.


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