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Red, Wine, and Brew Rewards Area First Responders

(LaPorte, IN) - Proceeds from a charity concert this summer were handed out at a special ceremony. Bethany Lutheran Church handed out the funds during a Sunday morning service.


Checks totaling $37,000 were handed out to the following emergency agencies:



A collection was also started for a new nonprofit called Lifelines for K9s, which will help support retired service K9s.


Pastor Dennis Meyer thanked the over 200 volunteers who made the event a success. According to Pastor Meyer, this year's earnings represent the largest payout to local first responders in over five years. Bethany Church has now raised well over $100,000 from its local hero benefits.

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