We were really disheartened to read the Longview City Council's reaction to efforts by local churches to provide a severe weather shelter this winter.
Council members said the churches should do more, and the churches stepped up. This location and facility have a lot going for them, close to services, spacious and well-equipped.
For a small investment, we're probably talking 10 cents on the dollar value invested by others, Longview could provide added security and transportation, and help make this work.
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C'mon City Council, step up.
Lawrence and Deborah Studebaker