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Who We Are 2013

Who We Are 2013
  • BriMar Wood Innovations WHO WE ARE: Exporting Elkhart County

    When Rod Cook drives down a highway, he can’t help but notice vehicles he helped build.

    March 5, 2012 2 Photos

  • Susie Lambright WHO WE ARE PROFILE: Susie Lambright

    After spending most of her life in Goshen, Susie Lambright, 40, got a call one day from a former colleague about an opening at a Christian university in eastern Europe. The rest, they say, is history, and Lambright is now the Director of Community Life at LCC International University in Klaipeda, Lithuania.

    March 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • Shelly Mullas WHO WE ARE PROFILE: Shelly Mullas

    A 38-year-old stay-at-home mom, Shelly Mullas is an active volunteer and board member for the Heartland Small Animal Rescue. She married Dan Mullas in 2005 and the couple has three children; Tyler, 8, Anthony, 5 and Gracie, 4. The family currently lives in South Bend.

    March 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • Little League WHO WE ARE: Youth sports of today

    Youth sports can be an important stitch into the fabric of a community.

    March 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • Dr. Richard Brown WHO WE ARE PROFILE: Dr. Richard Brown

    Born in Minneapolis, Dr. Richard Brown moved to Texas where his dad was a flight instructor during World War II.

    March 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • Julie Dijkstra WHO WE ARE PROFILE: Julie Dijkstra

    After many years with the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department, Julie Dijkstra, 56, made a strong, but unsuccessful run for sheriff in 2010. Last year she returned to her home town to become chief of police.

    March 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • WHO WE ARE PROFILE: Dr. Brett Weddell

    Brett Weddell, 35, is an optometrist at Wellington and Weddell Eye Care in downtown Goshen. He is also viewed as an up-and-comer in community issues and politic.

    March 5, 2012

  • Robert Reyes WHO WE ARE PROFILE: Dr. Robert Reyes

    Dr. Robert Reyes, 45, is the research director for the Center for Intercultural Teaching and Learning at Goshen College.

    March 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • WHO WE ARE PROFILE: Jennifer Eberly

    Jennifer Eberly, 37, is an English as a New Language teacher at Goshen High School.

    March 5, 2012

  • Jim McKee WHO WE ARE PROFILE: Jim McKee

    Jim McKee, 61, grew up in Goshen, served as a city fireman, moved away and returned in the 1990s.

    March 5, 2012 1 Photo


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Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

I think it’s a good idea to feed all the students free of charge
I think those who can afford it should pay for their school meals
I think all students should be required to pay for their school meals
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