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Bennett keeps the focus on her community

By Pat Caldwell
The Enterprise
VALE – Janeille Bennett learned about helping when she was a child. Bennett often joined her mother in visits to local nursing homes or elderly community members.
They brought food or cleaned or just sat and chatted.
Both of her parents led by example and the example they set was that it was important to help your neighbors.
“I spent my whole youth with my mom taking care of other people,” said Bennett.
Bennett’s devotion to her town continued through her life and that compassion is being recognized with her selection at Citizen of the Year by the Vale Chamber of Commerce.
She will be honored the chamber awards banquet set for 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Vale High School. Tickets for the event are $25 and available at Vale City Hall, Nails by Jenn, Vale Bookkeeping and Malheur Drug.
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