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July 5, 2013

Of Interest: July 5, 2013

Donations sought to ship jerky to soldiers

WEST CHAZY — D&D Meats, the producers of Jeezum Crow Beef Jerky, are again supporting U.S. soldiers.

“We have sent over 6,000 bags over the years since I started doing this five years ago,” Shane Dutil of D&D Meats said in a news release. “The American Legion Post 1619 and fellow community members have helped in the past.

“We are still quite active in supporting our U.S. soldiers, but we slowed down after we had our fire a few years back. However, currently I know five local soldiers serving, so I figured it would be a great opportunity for us to try to get a decent-size shipment of some jerky to our soldiers.

“We love getting letters from the soldiers telling us how much they appreciate getting that little bit of home.”

People who want to make a donation are asked to call 493-2300 or email shane@jcjerky.com.

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ELCS School Board to hold re-organization

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Board will hold a reorganizational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, in the conference room, followed by the regular monthly meeting.

 There may be a video or phone conferencing by a board member.

During the re-organizational meeting, the board will appoint board officers and make other appointments, designations and authorizations.

During the regular meeting, the board is expected to go into executive session to discuss collective negotiations.

The public session will include recognition of student and staff achievements, appointments, a second reading of policies and a report on Regents exams.

The meeting is open to all.

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NCCS Board set to meet Tuesday

CHAMPLAIN — Northeastern Clinton Central School Board will hold re-organizational and regular meetings starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, at the school.

Agenda items will include appointment of personnel.

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