Category Archives: Community United Effort

Family of Heather Elvis raising money for CUE Center for Missing Persons

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Family, friends remember Heather Elvis on missing girl’s 24th birthday

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Keeping their memory alive: local group holds annual benefit ride for unsolved murders and missing persons

KOKOMO – Members of the Milwaukee Iron Clubhouse took a ride Saturday in memory of dozens of unsolved murders and missing persons cases in Indiana.

“There’s over 200 open missing persons cases in Indiana right now,” said Julie Wise, state outreach coordinator for Community United Effort (CUE), a nonprofit missing persons search and recovery agency.

In addition to forming search parties across the country, CUE advocates for families and provides supportive services such as K-9 rescue, foot searchers, water teams and much more. .

In the past several years, CUE has led searches in Kokomo following the 2011 disappearance of Kelly Armstrong and 2009 disappearance of Esther Westenbarge.

William Palfree is Westenbarge’s brother and a member of the Milwaukee Iron Clubhouse. He’s helped organize Kokomo’s Keeping Their Memory Alive Benefit Ride for two years in hopes of bringing awareness to missing persons cases and providing comfort to families still struggling with the loss of

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Ben Roseland disappearance remains a mystery

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CUE sets National Missing Persons Conference

WILMINGTON — The Community United Effort, CUE Center for Missing Persons, will host its 13th National Missing Person Conference “Embracing Dignity Courage,” March 16-19 at Holiday Inn, 5032 Market St. To register or for more information, visit, www.ncmissingpersons.org.

At 6 p.m. March 16, the conference will begin welcoming all attendees who have pre-registered and plan to attend CPR training. Officially the conference kicks off at 9 a.m. March 17 with a welcome from the state, city, and county officials; the conference ends at 1 p.m. March 19. The four-day event will focus on improving communication among agencies, learning about one another’s services, exchanging ideas and creating a unified support system for all victims.

A candlelight vigil (candles provided) will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 18 at the Wilmington Convention Center, 10 Convention Center Drive. The public is invited to attend.

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EXCLUSIVE: Live Oak Family’s Search for Cole Thomas

LIVE OAK, FL (WTXL) — A 22-year-old Suwannee County man is still missing more than a month after he was reported missing in North Carolina.

Cole Thomas was last seen on November 25 in Benson, North Carolina, according to local police.

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“It’s not like Cole to go and not contact somebody,” said aunt Darla Gatewood. “We talked all the time, even when he was out of town.”

“He’s just such a good guy. He’s sweet,” said grandmother Gwyn Herrington. “Always hugs me, always just so well-mannered.”

Cole recently moved to Minnesota for work but was last seen in North Carolina with two acquaintances. Police say he was driving with them when he stopped the car at an intersection and suddenly took off.

“Massive confusion,” Gatewood said. “We don’t understand the two guys that said where he went missing — there’s just not been a lot of searching.”

Gatewood added that groups, including

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LIVE OAK, FL (WTXL) — A 22-year-old Suwannee County man is still missing more than a month after he was reported missing in North Carolina.

Cole Thomas was last seen on November 25 in Benson, North Carolina, according to local police.

“It’s not like Cole to go and not contact somebody,” said aunt Darla Gatewood. “We talked all the time, even when he was out of town.”

“He’s just such a good guy. He’s sweet,” said grandmother Gwyn Herrington. “Always hugs me, always just so well-mannered.”

Cole recently moved to Minnesota for work but was last seen in North Carolina with two acquaintances. Police say he was driving with them when he stopped the car at an intersection and suddenly took off.

“Massive confusion,” Gatewood said. “We don’t understand the two guys that said where he went missing — there’s just not been a lot of

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Anti-cancer ambassador lives on at Relay

New award honors the passion of Forest Grove’s Brenda Gleason Kintz

Her contagious smile. Her zest for life. Her giving spirit. Her bravery.

Those qualities are what Sue Fleskes misses most about Brenda Gleason Kintz, who died of a rare form of cancer April 28 at age 53.

Fleskes, a North Plains resident, also misses the hugs, laughter and deeply meaningful conversations she shared with Kintz.

“She touched so many people. Everybody has a Brenda story,” said Fleskes, a former physical education teacher and coach at Forest Grove High School.

Kintz passionately supported the Forest Grove chapter of Relay for Life, a cancer-fighting fundraiser, both before and after she was diagnosed with leiomysarcoma, which affects the body’s connective tissues and afflicts one in 4 million people.

So this

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