Jim Nickel (back, center), representing the Worthington Area Foundation, speaks to the crowd Thursday morning during a panel discussion at the annual Spring Fling event at Worthington’s American Reformed Church. Joining Nickel for the discussion were (from left): Tom Christian, representing Project Morning Star; Sherry Benton, Minnesota West Foundation; Brian Frodermann, Love INC; and Paula Chapulis, Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation. Ryan McGaughey/Daily Globe
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