TrueNorth Presented With Special Tributes in Lansing
NEWAYGO COUNTY, MI – TrueNorth CEO, Beverly Cassidy and Director of Strategic Research, Dr. David Wingard regularly spend time in Lansing, making sure State Legislators are aware of the needs of the rural poor. On a recent visit, they were presented with two Tributes, recognizing the agency’s 45 years of efforts on behalf of the rural citizens. The first, signed by twenty members from the State House of Representatives was presented to Cassidy by Scott VanSingel. The second, signed by Governor, Rick Snyder and nine members of the State Senate was presented by Senator, Goeff Hansen.
“This was a genuine surprise for us and we’re honored and humbled to be recognized by our esteemed state legislators in this manner,” said Cassidy. The Tribute from the State House said, in part; “Since its founding in 1972, TrueNorth Community Services has provided youth, families, and those in need in our region with various educational opportunities, assistance, and promoted individual and community enrichment…” The Tribute from the State Senate said, in part; “We are grateful for this opportunity to praise and applaud all of the TrueNorth staff and volunteers as they celebrate this milestone. TrueNorth has been a leader in implementing innovative mission-based business models in rural communities, and serves as role model for other organizations.”
TrueNorth is celebrating 45 years of service in 2017. To learn more about their history, visit www.truenorthservices.org and take a virtual walk down their interactive anniversary timeline.