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Safer streets

Original post made on Mar 13, 2008

Has a family ever done so much good for a community after a personal tragedy as Carmen and Bob Pack? After the heartbreak of their children's deaths in 2003, they began to campaign imaginatively and effectively for safer streets and for laws that mandate tougher monitoring of prescription drugs and punishment for hit-and-run drivers. Changes in legislation alone prove the Troy and Alana Pack Foundation has gotten results.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, March 7, 2008, 12:00 AM

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Posted by resident, a resident of another community
on Mar 13, 2008 at 4:09 pm

I would like to thank the Danville Weekly for applauding the efforts of the Pack Foundation, which has sought to stop catastrophic car accidents.

At times, rushing commuters egregiously commit errors that slaughter the lives of innocent civilians on the road.

Regards,

a resident of another community


Posted by Amber, a resident of Danville
on Mar 20, 2008 at 10:35 am

I think there should be more foundations like this. Although, it shouldn't have to take a tradegy to form one.

Although, if there was enough time in the world without the daily stresses, we'd have time!


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