Photo by Michelle Felter, Staff
The Muscular Dystrophy Association held a lock-up at Susie's Bake Shoppe on Wednesday. Jennifer Guard, executive director, explained that business people and community leaders from Scott and Mississippi counties were "locked up" and made phone calls to raise money for the MDA to get out of "jail." Individual goals were set at $1,500 per person, in hopes of raising $30,000 total this year. In this photo, Richard McGill, supervisor of Sikeston Public Schools' Dalton Community Education program, has his booking shot taken by volunteer Lori Mascal. Guard said that those involved collected more than $28,000, all of which will stay in Southeast Missouri. "With nearly 100 participants, these kind-hearted 'jailbirds' have helped hundreds of local families living with muscular dystrophy," said Guard.
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