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A donation built to last


September 11, 2020

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Washington Elementary School Principal Robbi Mondati (left) sits at one of the school's new picnic tables next to Jeff and Christina Rock, who made and donated the tables, along with a group of Washington staff members. The tables were placed outside the employee lounge so staff can eat outside.

When teachers at Cloquet's Washington Elementary School put out a plea for some picnic tables, it didn't take long for one family to step up.

"This post struck a chord in us because we are friends with many of the teachers and have personal ties to the school since our daughters attended Washington," Christina Rock said.

ButJeff and Christina Rock didn't just donate some spare picnic tables. The entire Rock family worked together to create two special tables for the school, built to last and made for teachers.

Jeff was the brawn behind the table design and assembly, Christina said, adding t...

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