CARTERVILLE, IL (KFVS) - One hundred fifty thousand dollars have been given to several organizations after it was raised for the spring 2011 flood victims.
The Southern Illinois Together Flood Benefit Committee and the Poshard Foundation for Abused Children held a press conference Wednesday announcing the distribution of funds raised to benefit the spring 2011 flood victims. Twenty-one counties in southern Illinois were affected by the floods.
The S.I.T.F.B. Committee is a bipartisan committee organized by State Representatives Mike Bost, John Bradley, John Cavaletto, Brandon Phelps, and Dan Reitz (retired); and State Senators Gary Forby, John O. Jones, and David Luechtefeld in response to the spring floods.