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      Knights of Columbus donations help people with special needs

      Knights of Columbus present check from recent fundraiser.

      T wo local groups that help people with special needs will have more money to continue their work.

      T he Clio Knights of Columbus presented checks Monday night to the area thirteen Special Olympics and the special education department of Clio Schools. Each check was for more than 1,200 dollars.

      R epresentatives met at the SS. Charles and Helena Catholic Church parish center.

      T he money was raised through the fall Tootsie Roll drive and with donations from the parish.

      T he Knights of Columbus was impressed by the community's support.

      " E verybody chips in what they can, it seems like a little at the time but when we finish the drives we end up with quite a nice amount of money to give to these organizations," said Jerome Waldron with the Clio Knights of Columbus.

      I f you missed the chance to donate, the next Tootsie Roll drive is April 11th through April 13th.