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Co-op receives $2,040 donation from Ideal Community Service Org.

Recently Ideal Green Market Coooperative board president Jonathan Grothe attended a monthly board meeting of the Ideal Community Service Organization. Grothe presented an educational update to the ICSO board along with a funding request towards the Co-op's goal of $2,040.00 for the following co-op improvements:

• a 6-part educational/training seminar for product manager and two board members ($1,300)

• new wooden storage unit for front of store ($300)

Donations received for Backyard garden

A big Thank You to Ideal Community Service Organization, and Pelican Lakes Conservation Club for their donations toward the Co-op's Backyard Teaching Garden. The Co-op and it's Member-Owners are GRATEFUL for the continued support to this community!

Seeking St. Pat's Parade Volunteers

WANTED: some volunteers to represent us in the Crosslake St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 17, Saturday. Keep it simple, or jazz it up! Walk! Drive! Dress in veggie costume (if you have one), carry a sign! Let's be visible! It won't happen without a few of you stepping forward. Contact Pam Cunningham, Board member and volunteer coordinator. Deadline to register is Mar. 9. Line-up is at noon at the Town Square in Crosslake, parade at 2pm and 1.5 miles long parade route.

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