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BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE United Way of Nobles County Vice President Mike Cumiskey (back, from right) and Past President Joni Harms accept the United Way contribution from JBS workers (front, from left) Karina Ramirez, Patty Marin, (middle, from left) Michelle Melendez-Powell, Carlos Figueroa, Maria Ortiz, Maria Saenz, Sarah Hernandez, Ruth Vanhunnick, Kim Reitmeier, Brenda Quijano, (back, from left) Shelley Klooster, Victor Rodriguez, Mario Martinez, David Dorsy and Antonio Jimenez.

United Way boosted by JBS contribution

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WORTHINGTON -- The United Way of Nobles County campaign got a big boost Friday from the annual contribution from workers at JBS in Worthington.


JBS collected $54,483.84, bringing the United Way campaign total to $122,272.14 -- 87 percent of the way to the 2010 goal of $140,000.

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Beth Rickers
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