Goodbye party held
Democrat Photo/Lindsay Reed
The Barry County OACAC Neighborhood Center held a going away party for staff member Julie Bland on Oct. 11. Bland, who is relocating to Oklahoma, has coordinated the Neighborhood Center's School Readiness Fair for over five years. As a member of the OACAC staff she also assisted community members with a variety of other services. Pictured above, from left, are: Gail Reed, Barry County OACAC director; Bland; and Debbie Gemmecke, Neighborhood Center office assistant.