Eight projects were awarded funding in Mitchell Telecom’s “Project: Do Good” contest on Monday evening. The project’s intent is to make Mitchell a better place to live, work, and play by awarding winning ideas with funding and other incentives.
Live Category Winners: Jim Larson/Mitchell Baseball Association: $5,000 for remodeling Cadwell Park.
Becky Roth/L.B. Williams Elementary: $1,500 for welcoming signage and plants.
Joanne Flack: $500 for blankets for children who make trips to the ER, spends a night in the hospital, has a procedure at Sanford’s Children’s Clinic, or visits Urgent Care.
Michelle Sudbeck: $500 for materials to teach girls at the Abbott House to make corn husk dolls.
Play Category Winners: Dwight Scott/Palace City Pedalers: $3,500 for installation of a pump track.
Dakota Discovery Museum: $3,000 for a year-round space for artists in need of an outdoor area for their art forms.
Molly Goldsmith: $750 for a children’s sidewalk chalk event in downtown Mitchell next summer.
Cindy Bierman: $250 for various utilities, utensils, and dishes for special education classes that will teach students basic life skills.