BEN MIKESELL | THE GOSHEN NEWS
Cheryl Stouder, teacher at Concord Junior High School, embraces Joe Varga, South Bend, at the end of the opening ceremony for Concord’s Make-A-Wish fundraiser Thursdsay morning at the Junior High School. Varga spoke to the students about his daughter, Mary Cate, who was a Make-A-Wish recipient in 2017. Concord Junior High School staff have raised funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation since 1995, and have raised more than $385,000 in that time. This year's fundraiser, helping three local children fulfill their dreams, will conclude March 29.