DEXTER (WWJ) – The Village of Dexter, which was destroyed by a tornado three weeks ago, is still trying to pick up the pieces.
Amateur photograph and Dexter resident Nicola James is trying to help by putting together a 2013 calendar.READ MORE: Karen Carter, and Others Metro Detroiters Chipped In To Help Salvation Army’s Bed and Bread Radiothon
“After seeing all the support that the community gave everybody, it really inspired me to do something – so I thought that I’d put some of my pictures together of places around Dexter into a calendar,” said James.
Profits that James receives will be donated to the Dexter Relief Fund.READ MORE: Granholm Confirmed By Senate To Be Next Energy Secretary
“Everyone was very welcoming when we moved to Dexter. And with this disaster – everyone has just pulled together and showed just how much of a strong community this is and I haven’t been more proud to call it home,” said James.
About 200 homes were damaged and 20 destroyed by the twister on March 15. No serious injuries were reported.MORE NEWS: South Haven And Other Michigan Beaches Look To Hire Lifeguards To Stop Accidental Drownings
Find more information about the Dexter Calendar 2013here.