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Gum balls for cheerleaders

Visitors to the dining area at the In & Out Drive In, 2990 10th St., might notice a gum ball machine setting in one corner of the room.

That’s not unusual. But, the reason it’s there might be.

Kim and Dale Lethlean, owners of the restaurant, purchased the machine as a way to support the Baker High School cheerleading program.

“Kim Lethlean came to me and asked if they could put the gum ball machine up and give the proceeds to the cheerleders,” said Amy Powell, BHS cheerleader advisor.

“His sister was a cheerleader and I think he just wanted to do something for what is sometimes not looked at as a sport,” Powell said.

Gum balls may be purchased for 25 cents each from the machine that has been at the restaurant since September.

Powell said the Lethleans have presented her with two donations since that time totalling $60.

“We’ve used the money to help pay for camp and uniforms,” Powell said.

The Baker cheerleaders cheer at fall and winter sports events, but aren’t as visible during the spring seasons.

“We’re basically a fall and winter sport,” Powell said.

“We think it’s pretty neat what the Lethleans have done.”

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