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McPOW continues positive impact
Lizzie Begley uses a hose to drench an area at the Senior Center cleaned up by McPOW volunteers last week.
Summer vacation is a time for kids to splash around the pool and frolic in the glory of mindless afternoons.It’s also a time for McPOW, a week-long summertime program which just finished its 11th year. McPOW stands for McMinnville People Out Witnessing and it encourages local youth to get active in community projects.“It gets teens off the couch and gets them helping people,” said Matt Jackson of Christ Community Church. “We had 17 different churches involved this year and averaged about 70 people each day.