A surprised Jeff Wike, at right, director of the Center for Whitley County Youth in Columbia City, reacts to the gift of $30,000 from the Dekko Foundation Tuesday.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ It was a quiet entry for a $30,000 surprise Tuesday for the Center for Whitley County Youth â€“ but the message got across loud and clear.
Five non-profit organizations dedicated to children and young peopleâ€™s development â€“ including the Center for Whitley County Youth â€“ got a noisy surprise visit and $30,000 grants yesterday from the Dekko Foundation.
To read the rest of this story, please order an e-subscription, found under the e-edition subscription link, or call The Post & Mail at 244-5153, ext. 207 and ask for a subscription.