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FINANCIAL SUPPORT: County tables Passages' funds request

April 2, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s Board of Commissioners heard a request from Passages, Inc. for funding, but decided to table a decision until the next meeting.

Tom O’Neill, president of Passages, was on hand at the meeting. He presented facts in support of the organization. O’Neill cited there are more than 180 employees that work for Passages and over 85 percent of those individuals live in Whitley County.

Whitley County Economic Development Corporation President Alan Tio expressed support for the organization as well.

“I am pleased to support this proposal,” he said. “Passages is a key part of the county’s infrastructure.”

Passages works with the mentally handicapped in the county. The organization was specifically seeking $25,000 from the county as part of its capital campaign, which has already netted more than $700,000 in funding.

The commissioners appreciated the work of Passages but also wondered about financial support.

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