Richard McNerney, Grand Knight of Council #1075, presented the check to the Arc, which was accepted by some of the Arc's clients who helped in the fundraising effort. Pictured, from left, are: Arc clients Steven Johnson and Chris Nelson; Tim Dygon, Arc interim program director; Carolyn Randall, nurse; Jolynn Mason, Arc human resource manager; Jean Hicks, employment solutions coordinator; Bruce Prine and McNerney. [Times Photo by Murray Bishoff] [Order this photo]
The Knights raised the money in the annual Tootsie Roll Drive, held in October. Half the funds raised were donated to the Southwest Missouri Special Olympics.