St. Paul Pioneer Press | 08/27/2006 | Digging deep for tsunami relief
St. Paul Pioneer Press | 08/27/2006 | Digging deep for tsunami relief: "Digging deep for tsunami relief
Thanks to Minnesota donors, a Sri Lankan village will get a community center
BY BRIAN BONNER
While the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami is a receding memory, the rebuilding goes on in Sri Lanka and other countries with Dakota County residents and other Minnesotans remaining in the thick of relief efforts.
Apple Valley residents Dan and Kay Shimek recently gave an additional $40,000 to a project in Sri Lanka, one of the hardest-hit nations in a natural disaster that killed more than 200,000 people and initially left nearly 2 million homeless."