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The Real America In Action - Community Library
Winston-Salem Journal ^
| October 28, 2010
| Scott Sexton
Posted on 10/28/2010 7:48:01 PM PDT by Soul of the South
"Rather than sulking or giving up, supporters got busy practicing the self-reliance they had been taught growing up country. One bake sale and chicken dinner at a time, they started raising money enough to where they are preparing to break ground on the new $850,000 library early next month. . ."
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TOPICS: Books/Literature; Local News
KEYWORDS: eastbend; fundraising; library; selfreliance
In an era of trillion dollar deficits and billion dollar bailouts the people of little East Bend, NC are getting a new library the old fashioned way. Citizens are raising the money themselves through bake sales, chicken dinners and donation. What a testimony to self reliance and community action in its purest form.
To: Soul of the South
Yeah but soon the Fed will have enough staff to enforce rules about those chicken dinners and bake sales. So much any community to be able to do anything for itself — unless the unions get a cut.
posted on 10/28/2010 8:23:55 PM PDT
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