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BUSINESS NEWS: MCC Connections celebrates 20 years

DGKN staff report

KIDRON  MCC Connections and the Ohio MCC Activity Center is celebrating their 20th anniversary this May.

On May 12, 2001, a committed group of people opened a small thrift shop in rural Kidron, according to a news release. Their mission statement and purpose was to support the work of Mennonite Central Committee through the resale of clean, quality donated goods.

Since its opening, with the help of over 500 volunteers MCC Connections has sent over $8.5 million dollars to MCC for relief, development, and peace in the name of Christ. They have also contributed more than $300,000 to local ministries and agencies.

To celebrate God’s work and faithfulness through the years, MCC Connections invites the community to celebrate May 10-15 with special events including a silent auction featuring local artisans ending on May 12, daily drawings for gift cards and gift baskets, daily 20-cent bargains, and a storewide sale of 20 percent off everything May 12 (excluding the silent auction).

The week ends with a a free hot dog lunch and more games and special activities on May 15.

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