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“This is helping young people.”

July 9, 2002

July 9, 2002 Don Gnuse has been named event chairman, and Refreshment Services Pepsiand Cedarbrook Health Group added as sponsors, for the third annualSammy Event in October. When 10-year-old Samantha Otte died in March 2000 following a liver transplant made necessary by cystic fibrosis, family and friends decided to create the Sammy Fund Group. The […]

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Otte memorial fund distributes $11,000

January 5, 2002

Jan. 5, 2002 Groups that help the community and youth benefit from the money raised in honor of Samantha Otte, who would have been 12 on Sunday. Chuck, June and Chris Otte were more than happy to give out an early birthday present this morning. Through the Quincy Area Community Foundation’s Samantha Otte Youth Opportunity […]

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Samantha Otte Fund donates $9,000 to groups

January 5, 2001

Donations to the Quincy Community Theatre, the Girl Scouts and the YMCA are targeted to low-income children. by Phil Weber, Herald-Whig Staff Writer In March, Samantha Otte died from complications arising from a livertransplant. Today, the day before what would have been her 11th birthday, a little bit of her spirit lives again. In front […]

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Golf tourney to benefit “Sammy Fund”

September 16, 2000

Sunday’s event will benefit a fund named for Samantha Otte to help needy children. With the help of a benefit golf tournament and youth opportunity fund, Samantha Otte’s light will keep shining. Samantha was 10 years old when she died in March after receiving a long-overdue liver transplant made necessary by cystic fibrosis. Her parents, […]

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Community Foundation fund honors Samantha Otte

August 1, 2000

Samantha Otte’s story will continue to be heard, thanks to friends, family and the Quincy Area Community Foundation. The QACF today established the Samantha Otte Youth Opportunity Fund in honor of the 10-year-old Quincy girl who died March 5 after a liver transplant necessitated by Cystic Fibrosis. The QACF will distribute money from the fund […]

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