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Letter: How the MVRS spends its funds

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

This letter is in response to that of Mr. French concerning the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad ("Library-MVRS funding comparison unnecessary," Feb. 14 Readers Write). I should note here that I have been a member for over 12 years.

It is obvious that Mr. French is well acquainted with personnel problems affecting the squad, and he correctly identifies the federal law that is at the root of the problem. He has hit the nail right on the head.

He also correctly, in my opinion, opines that a critic should come up with recommended solutions to the problem and he proceeded to do just that. His third recommendation was that "MVRS should explain more fully how individual contributor funds are used." That is the purpose of this letter.

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