Meet the CHICS

The Sioux Rapids CHICS are, in front: Martha Castro. Back row, L-R:
DeAnn Porter, Ginny Smith, Jo Edwardson, Sharon Lode, Gloria Brown
and Myrna Wernimont.

Alta has its City Cinderellas. Sioux Rapids has its CHICS. Small towns depend on volunteers to make things happen. The CHICS, or Cooperative Hands In Community Service has been active in Sioux Rapids for many years. Only about 20 years ago they changed their name from the Sioux Rapids Jr. Federated Club to CHICS, explained member Ginny Smith.

Most recently they accepted a grant from the Buena Vista Foundation for $1,068 for flower planters they intend place in front of the library.

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