Over in Greene, kids use lemonade stand/bake sale to raise money for fire department and city pool

Over in Greene, Iowa a heartwarming story came out of a bag of lemons. Traditionally, lemonade stands are made by young children and after making $25 dollars or less, the kids go on a candy shopping spree. 

Not these kids. 

Kathy Siemons, Emilia Siemons, and Ella Jones all helped create a lemonade stand in Greene and after making $300, decided to give back to the community. A $100 check was given to the local firemen, ambulance service, and city pool. 

The trio, assisted by many area friends, also raised this money through bake sale efforts and a mini-car wash.

The Greene Recorder reports that: Ali Johnson, Charlotte Shook, Frannie Shook, Theodore Shook, Ben Shook, Zoey Parno, Piper Parno, Austin Spain, Sawyer Westendorf, and Cameron Bartels all helped raise the money.


Carter Melrose

Carter bullied his way onto the KCHA radio waves after spending 4 years at the University of Iowa as a studying journalist. He writes news, short stories, features, but more than anything, he has a proclivity to wax philosophically.
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