Meeting to help refugees planned – Mayor Strathdee will coordinate

After comments and questions from the public, Mayor Al Strathdee says he is holding a public meeting to plan on how St. Marys can help refugees. He said that so far the St. Marys Ministerial Association has indicated a willingness to participate as have the Mennonite Relief Fund committee. Mayor Strathdee also indicated that some industries have offered support. At the present time he is in the midst of organizing the details and will announce the date of the public meeting as soon as possible. “Many people have offered assistance and I feel that we have an obligation to see how much help we can offer to all those who really need help”, Mayor Strathdee said.