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Giving back to the community in Petersburg

Friday, May 9, 2008

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Brad Dillenback emerges from the crawl space.
In October 2006, Brad Dillenback organized a work crew and obtained funding to re-roof the Petersburg Senior Center.

In no time the roof was finished and activities resumed. But damage had already been done to the floor support system. Some time later, during a gathering, part of the building's floor collapsed several inches. It turned out that many floor joists had broken, leaving a portion of the dining hall that could no longer be used.

This situation continued for several months. It came to Dillenback's attention that the Town of Petersburg, which owns the building, could not raise the money to repair the damage. Again Brad came to the rescue when he and his wife, Velma, announced at a senior citizens dinner that he would handle the problem.

Within a week, . . . .Pickup a copy of today's edition, Friday, May 9 of the Marshall County Tribune for full story.