August 26 meeting planned for 100+ People for Perry

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The 100+ People for Perry charity group will hold its 15th meeting Monday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. at La Poste, 1219 Warford St. in Perry. The business meeting will be preceded by a 30-minute social hour at 6:30 p.m.

Since its founding, the group has contributed $95,600 to 14 local non-profit projects.

“Please extend invitations to other community members to attend, and also please seek projects to be presented,” said Tom Lipovac, a founder of the charitable group. “Forward any projects that you wish to present.”

The mission of 100+ People for Perry is “to invest in Perry’s future through supporting current charities/non-profits/worthy projects which advance the quality of life,” according to the group’s press release.

The group said its goal “is to make four large donations each year, which will impact our community. Each contribution is to stay 100 percent in the community. No national charities will be considered. ”

In order to qualify for funding from 100+ People for Perry, a “charity/non-profit/worthy cause must be a 501 (c)(3) or sponsored by a 501 (c)(3), be project based and benefit the Perry community.”

For more information about 100+ People for Perry, contact Lipovac at Tom.Lipovac@perry.k12.ia.us, Mark Powell at 515-465-4641 or mpowell@fdplawfirm.com or Linda Kaufman at kaufmanlinda1948@gmail.com.

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