Ground Breaking for New Servant Center Enjoyed by Many

OGT’s Groundbreaking Ceremony was attended by many on Thursday, September 14, 2023. There was a short service lead by Rev. Ralph Schmidt, OGT’s Donor Advising, and Matthew 25: 31-46 was read by Pastor Chris Asbury with Grace Lutheran Church. Pastor Ray Wilke; OGT’s President and founder, gave the homily and was first to ‘break ground’. Several groups followed starting with the OGT board members, Davis Design, Otte Construction, Norfolk City officials, OGT staff and OGT managers from various branches and collection centers. After the ceremony, Norfolk Mayor Josh Moening shared a few words about the impact OGT has on the community and how he visited Malawi where OGT has shipped food and aid to his friend Bishop Harvey and congregation and also to Joe Mtika with Norfolk Schools of Malawi. The ceremony ended with a ‘Thank You to supporters and volunteers’ from OGT’s VP Grant Schmidt. Lunch was served after the ceremony.

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