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Weekend flood damage clean-up scheduled

The flood mess in Iroquois County and surrounding area is far from over.  And weekend projects will find several volunteer groups stepping up to assist in clean-up efforts. The Iroquois County Emergency Management Agency is coordinatring the many volunteer efforts.  Info is available in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 815-432-6997.

The Flood Resource Center is open today (Friday) in the former Big R building on W. Walnut Street in Watseka.  Several groups and service organizations are available with cleaning materials and cean-up suggestions for homeowners and businesses.  The center is open 9 am 'til 9 pm.

The Lutheran Ministries group has muck-out teams available to assist with clean-up.  Contact the EOC is register for help.

The Long-Term Recovery Committee is also accepting monetary donations thru the First Trust & Savings Bank in Watseka.  A reorganization meeting is planned for Wednesday, March 7 in the bank's conference cenrter at 10 am.

Voluneers are also needed to work with a professional cleaning company to clean uip the Nette Davis School in Watseka.  Contact tghe Unit Nine office to get details.... 815-432-4931.

Damage assessments are critical.  Homeowners should contact the EOC with questions.

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