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Velvet Grill and Creamery owner Kirk Smith presents a $900 check to Bev Cooper with the Galt Teen Center at the monthly Galt District Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The money was the proceeds from ice cream sold at the Galt Sesquicentennial event earlier this month, money that Smith felt should go back to the community. Cooper attended the meeting, hoping to connect businesses with the teen center, and had no idea she would be presented a check. According to Cooper, this was the largest donation the organization has received. Cat Wilson, publicity director for the teen center, issued a thank you after the luncheon. ‘We are grateful for the donation to the teens and how the Velvet Grill is always so eager to support their community. Thank you for your support.’