Honoring those who gave

Photo by Gary Gould

Photo by Gary Gould

The Gleason Community Fund, which supports organ donation, held a memorial tree planting service at the Genesee County Circuit Court Building, May 6. The event was attended by Genesee County Clerk and president of the Community Fund, John Gleason; Martin Cousineau, Genesee County Commissioner 7th District; Ellen Ellenburg, Genesee County Commissioner 3rd District; and Gary Jones, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Liaison to Genesee County. Testimonials were given by those affected by organ donation, including Amy Dutil-Walls, Phil Hart, Kenton Kurth and Gleason, who received a kidney transplant 17-years-ago. Also attending the ceremony were Gleason Community Fund members Calvin McQueen, Deb Gustafson and Gary Gould; and Shalonda Griffin from Michigan Gift of Life.

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