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November 4, 2013

Odell has values Guilford board needs

The Daily Star

---- — I am writing this letter in support of Barb Odell, a candidate for the Guilford Town Board.

Barb is exactly what Guilford needs now as we face challenges that require strong leadership. Our property rights are being threatened by those who want to control what we can do with our property, while still leaving us the taxes. Barb will fight for our property rights, lower taxes and spending, and for more transparency and openness in our town government. She is not a one-issue candidate, but acknowledges that there are many important issues facing Guilford.

Barb Odell and her husband are life-long Guilford Township residents who have raised a family and run a family farm here. She has served on the local school board and fire department and currently serves on the Guilford Water Board. Barb is a regular attendee at town board meetings where she monitors their actions and courageously stands for what is right. Barb loves her community and her nation and is an unashamed patriot. Barb proudly pledges her allegiance to America and to our flag! However, one of her opponents for office has been observed at town board meetings not participating in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Barb has strong moral values and a strong work ethic that can be seen in the running of her family farm, working at Amphenol, serving her community, and raising a family. Barb has an honest, common-sense approach to governing the town of Guilford that will lead us into positive solutions for Guilford’s needs. This is a critical election, so please vote for Barb Odell for the Guilford Town Board on Nov. 5.

Gilda Ward

Mount Upton