CHEERS TO: The Masonic Lodge and all the volunteers and Scouts who helped with the delicious Thanksgiving dinner and CHEERS TO: The Lions Club and to the stores who donated the food, and the volunteers and entertainers for the wonderful Christmas dinner. This was very much appreciated by all of us. Thank you.
-Some Busco citizens
CHEERS AND A HUGE “THANK YOU” TO: The following people and organizations for their help, participation, and/or donations in this year’s Reality Store program: Lori Snyder (Farmers & Merchants Bank), Kathy Sauers (3 Rivers Federal Credit Union), Allison Rinker (Star Financial Bank), Jerry and Marsha Guiff (Orizon Real Estate, Inc.), Kevin Dreibelbis and Brock Pulver (Noble REMC), Larisa Brown, Tina Buhlmahn, Egolf’s IGA’s Bob Egolf and Randy Zolman, Beth Brown and Margie Herron (Churubusco Child Care Center), Shannon Young, Diana Harris, Steve Darnell (SGCS Superintendent), Rachele Shambaugh, Brenda Poyser (Parkview Hospital), Judge Mike Kramer (Noble Superior Court), Officer Garry Jones (Churubusco Police Dept.), Sara Ramsey, Trinna Keener, Mike Sturgis, (SGCS School Board), Kelly Geiger, Donna Thomas, Doreen Burns, Mr. Willson, Mrs. Zolman, Mrs. Kelley, Mr. Uchtman, Mrs Wyss, Mrs. Kostoff, Mrs. Zollinger, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Sieber, McDonald’s Teresa, Magic Wand’s Nila, Brevin’s Donya and Kevin, Subway’s Pam, and Pit Stop Pizza’s Barb and Chad.
Mike Hazen who has been a passionate Santa helper for the past thirty years. He’s assisted many families through his work at the Whitley County Christmas Bureau. Even more families know him for the great job he did of sporting Santa’s red suit. However, this year due to his illness, Mike needs to help Santa from his home. Please send your Santa thank you letters to Mike and he will make sure that Santa reads them. Please send letters to 426 W. Whitley Street, Churubusco, IN 46723.
-John and Cathy Petrie and family
WHATABOUT: Watching the Soundmasters perform during their annual choir tour on Tuesday, December 14. Along with performances at several nursing homes, they will be at Wal-Mart at Lima and Dupont Roads at 11:55 a.m. Join them for some great holiday music.
WHATABOUT: When filling out your Christmas cards this year, taking one card and sending it to this address: A Recovering American Soldier, c/o Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue Northwest, Washington D.C. 20307-5001.
If we pass this on and everyone sends one card, think of how many cards these solders could get to bring up their spirits.
-A concerned American,