A match challenge, and 4 donations, turned into a 10-thousand dollar contribution for the Missions for Taylorville tornado relief today.
Miller Media Group president Randal J. Miller, challenged some of his local advertisers, that he would donate 25-hundred dollars towards Missions for Taylorville, if at least 3 of his advertisers would also contribute 25-hundred dollars each, to turn the total contribution into 10-thousand dollars.
Thanks to the generosity of 3 Miller Media Group advertisers—Computer Techniques, People's Bank and Trust, and McMillan Landscape—checks totaling 10-thousand dollars were presented to 2 Missions for Taylorville board members on Friday.
Kevin and Dolly Brown serve on the Missions for Taylorville board, and Kevin told Regional Radio News that the need is great.
Dolly Brown said the response by the community has been outstanding.
Judy Prasun, Assistant Vice President at People's Bank and Trust, told Regional Radio News that the bank was happy to donate.
Billy Williams, president of Computer Techniques, said they were grateful to give to Missions for Taylorville.
Seth McMillan, owner of McMillan Landscape, told Regional Radio News that he was happy to give since the tornado affected some of his employees.
You can find a link to donate on-line to Missions for Taylorville, by clicking the Tornado Recovery Assistance page at taylorvilledailynews-dot-com.