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Roswell Councilman says he can deliver donations to Sandy victims
by Joan Durbin
jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
November 20, 2012 01:24 PM | 1312 views | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend | print
When Roswell Councilman Kent Igleheart learned of the city’s desire to donate a retired fire engine to the volunteer fire department of Island Park, NY, it got him thinking.

“We have all seen the devastation caused by Sandy. Chief Spencer did an amazing thing by finding this opportunity for us to help,” he said the day after council voted to send the engine to the small Island Park department.

“When people lose everything they have a huge amount of needs. My wife and I will just happen to be up in New York City after Christmas and I thought this could be another chance to provide assistance.

“I’m still working on what items are needed but I’d love to bring another load of things up after Christmas.”

Igleheart said he welcomes any assistance from residents, businesses, churches and nonprofits to get this initiative going.

“I don’t have any details at this point but anyone interested in helping can contact me at kigleheart@roswellgov.com,” he said.
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