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  • Fines bring tons of donations

  • Library fines bring lots of donations.
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  • Pioneer Library System’s Food for Fines garners 2.4 tons of donations
    The Pioneer Library System has announced its annual Food for Fines promotion has raised 2.4 tons of donations of food for local organizations.
    During Food for Fines, PLS cardholders could bring one can, box or bag of non-expired, non-perishable, unopened and undamaged food which was exchanged for $1 credit each on fines, up to a maximum waiver of $20 off an account.
    This year’s promotion took place from Nov. 14 through Nov. 23, with staff at each PLS Hometown Library collecting donations from cardholders.
    This year’s donation benefactors include:
    Blanchard – Blanchard Lions Club
    McLoud – Grace Point Church and Outreach
    Moore – Brand Senior Center
    Newcastle – Newcastle Christian Church Food Bank
    Noble – First State Bank, First Baptist Church, Discover Church, Maguire Farm Store
    Norman – Salvation Army of Norman
    Purcell – McClain County Christmas Collection
    Shawnee – Salvation Army of Shawnee
    Southwest Oklahoma City – Moore Public Schools Food Pantry
    Tecumseh – Pentecostal Church of God
    For more information on the programs and services offered at the library, visit or call any PLS Hometown Library or go online to www.justsoyouknow.us.
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