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Councilwoman wants to represent citizens of Brazil

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Pat Heffner
I am Patricia (Pat) Heffner and I am asking you for your continued support as Councilwoman at Large.

Before retirement, I was employed by the Clay Community Schools 11 years and following my school employment, I was employed 20 years at Hamilton Center, Brazil.

I have been a resident of Brazil since I was 18.

I graduated from Connersville, Ind., and attended some night classes and also non-credit classes at ISU.

I am married to Ray, retired coal miner and we have three children: Kathy Heffner-Grinley, employed in D.C., for the Federal Bureau of Prisons; Erin Hood, Clay Community Schools; and Jerad Heffner, AME Computer Engineers.

We have three grandchildren: Alyssa and Cassie Hood and Noah Heffner.

I am an active member of the Brazil Nazarene Church.

I would very much like to stay on the council to see some projects I supported come to completion.

The new water towers at Craig Park and I-70 are fast heading in that direction. I hope the water tower at I-70 will entice new businesses to build there, thus creating new jobs for our community.

I have been on top of the new detention pond progress and it's moving right along. The detention pond means the state can start construction on United States 40 by 2013.

I also supported the Serving On The Streets (S.O.S.) and Neighborhood Stabilization projects.

As a matter of interest to Brazil water customers, it has come to my attention that we have received a $2.5 million grant from the state to help with the construction of the new water project.

I certainly hope we can find the finances to repair and pave some streets soon as the weather this year certainly did a lot of damage to the already rough streets.

If elected, I promise to represent all citizens of Brazil, regardless of political affiliation.

I offer you experience, integrity and honesty. I would appreciate your support.