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Reed: In praise of ignite cda

To the dismay of the LCDC Board, a recent survey revealed that a majority of the folks in Coeur d' Alene do not recognize the old name, Lake City Development Corporation, or connect that name with the results of their labor. The same survey showed that while the folks on the street love these public improvements, they don't make the connection between the agency and its good works. When questioned further, they suggest they have grave doubts about the organization, LCDC, that is responsible for funding these welcome additions to their daily lives. Now these LCDC board members are not your everyday volunteers. Each has been chosen because of his or her extraordinary involvement in community projects or due to some particular knowledge of business or real estate or politics or the law. In fact, they are a hearty band of civic leaders. So they were forced to ponder: What to do?/Mary Lou Reed, Inlander. More here.


D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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