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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Dress Down Day Supports Elevator Project


Forrest Hershberger

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce Dress Down Day Committee recently presented a donation to the Church of the Plains in Dalton. Pictured from left are: Emma Sherman (Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce), Barb Reimers, Bernice Russell, Sue Tvrs and Kelly Reimers.

Small communities exist on two locations socially: a school and a church. Both are used as "community centers," locations for public events.

However, when the design of the facility limits access to a percentage of the population, it is not as public as it is intended.

The Church of the Plains in Dalton is facing such a dilemma and its members are working to address the shortfall. Residents and parishioners with limited mobility sometimes have to choose between seeking help up the stairs or not attending services or a community event. Church members are in the process of retrofitting the c...

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