BREAKING: Voters pass one-percent transportation sales tax referendum in Dawson County
The one-percent sales tax will help fund a variety of road-related fixes across Dawson County.
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Stuff the Bus rides again
Family Connection fundraiser provides over 300 backpacks for schoolchildren
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Family Connection parked a school bus outside of Kroger July 20 to solicit school supplies and monetary donations to help Dawson County children and families in need this school year. - photo by Joshua Demarest
Anyone who pulled into the Kroger this weekend saw what has become a familiar sight in Dawson County during back-to-school season — a big yellow school bus sitting out front. Dawson County Family Connection collected donations for their annual Stuff the Bus fundraising campaign on July 20. The 2019 campaign was a major success. According to Family Connection coordinator Nancy Stites, “over 300 bookbags” stuffed with school supplies will be given out at the start of the school year.