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Friends of Orange Depot receive large donation

The Friends of the Orange Depot are on step closer to the reality of restoring the historic facility. On Tuesday afternoon, representatives of the Texas Historical Foundation made a $10,000 donation to the group. Carrie Joyner Woliver, founder of the Friends of the Orange Depot, receives the check from Merle Tanner, a director of the Texas Historical Foundation. Pictured, in back, from left, are Mitch Wright of Texas Historical Foundation, with Friends of the Orange Depot, Carol Sims, Katherine Frey, Susan Quigley, Diana Hill, Rose Simar, David Derosier, Jerry Pennington and Mayor Jimmy Sims.