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Asbestos Legal Rights

December 4, 2014

The Asbestos Legal Rights organization want you to know that victims of asbestos diseases, such as mesothelioma cancer, have legal rights and are usually entitled to significant compensation from the asbestos companies that knowingly put them in harms way. For more information, including lawsuit information, visit Mesothelioma Lawyer Center.

As you shop for the holidays…

December 3, 2014

AmazonSmile is a program that lets you donate to the Community Action Center as you shop!

Simply shop on smile.amazon.com rather than amazon.com, and the Amazon Smile Foundation will donate .5% of your purchase directly to the Community Action Center.  

For a shopper, prices and products are identical to Amazon.com.  Think about it, you can shop at the same amazing prices that Amazon has to offer AND Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase at no extra charge to you!

Savings and philanthropy are always a good mix during this holiday savings, especially when it’s money you already planned to spend!

For questions, see http://smile.amazon.com for more information, or call the CAC at 507-664-3550.

Northfield Liquor Store Contributes to CAC Food Shelf

November 19, 2014

Northfield Liquors

The Northfield Municipal Liquor Store collected $543 for the CAC Food Shelf during the October Fundraiser.  Stephen DeLong, manager of the store, was particularly please with his patrons’ generosity this year.  The Minnesota Municipal Beverage Association encourages local fundraisers for food by matching the local community’s collection.  The CAC would like to thank everyone who shared during the month of October.

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Give Kids A Smile Days: February 6 and 7

January 7, 2015

On February 6 and 7, 2015, many dental clinics in Minnesota will offer free care to children in need on Give Kids A Smile days.  This annual event is coordinated by the Minnesota Dental Association.

Participating clinics in Rice County include:

Southern Heights Dental Group (Faribault)
Phone: 507-334-6433

Midwest Dental Faribault
Phone: 507-334-7595

Johnson Dental (Northfield)
Phone: 507-645-9669

Professional Drive Dental (Northfield)
Phone: 507-645-5264


Clinics in other locations can be found on the MDA website, www.mndental.org

Appointments are required.  Please call the clinic to schedule an appointment for your child.

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