“It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.”
― John Wooden
The FAMiLY LEADER was asked several times by the media why we were getting involved with a local issue like the vote on gambling in Warren County. The answer is simple – because families are at stake. No matter where or what it takes, we try and do what we can. We were happy to do target phone calls, coordinate a townhall meeting, and use our communications to assist Erica Isley of NoCasinoWarrenCounty.com, Tom Coates of Consumer Credit of Des Moines, Tamara Scott of Concerned Women for America of Iowa, the local churches, and the countless Warren County citizens who worked tirelessly. It is them, not us, that deserve the credit for this win.
We don’t know how many lives may have been saved, how many bankruptcies may have been avoided, how many families will stay intact because of how the vote went. But we do know that the Warren County citizens did the bold thing, the hard thing, and loudly shouted, “NO! We value our families and communities more than we want the allurement of easy money.”
Bob recaps the vote and celebrates with Tamara Scott and Greg Baker how the election became such a huge success:
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