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Nonprofits get over $250K
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McMinnville officials are in a giving mood.Finance Committee members included $251,178 in donations to nonprofit organizations in the city’s budget – up by $100,000 from last year.Among donations considered by committee members Clair Cochran, Billy Wood and Everett Brock were ones to the Industrial Development Board, Main Street McMinnville, and the Silver and Gold Band.IDB requested $50,000, an increase of $16,000 from last year’s donation.“We don’t see anything from them but give us more money,” said Cochran. “Where is their representative tonight? Why isn’t someone here?