Letters: Thanks from the Lions
January 8, 2013 8:56PM
Updated: February 10, 2013 6:07AM
On behalf of the Plainfield Lions Club, I would like to extend a big “thank you” to the following people who helped make our recent Christmas basket program a success. 655 people were helped because of your efforts! The Plainfield Lions have now given over $135,000 in groceries to Plainfield area residents over the past 14 years.
Thanks to Lion Ron Lee for his overall assistance, church visits, fundraising and follow-up calls and deliveries.
Thanks to Karen Hamilton, Lion Dave Meyerhoff, Lion Tod Schnowske and local churches for their role in generating and verifying our family list, and Lion Tom Bowen for once again offering his shop for delivery headquarters.
Thanks to Lions Mike Lucas, Erin Williams, Larry Loethen, Greg Schaefer and Eric Marsaglia for preparing directions for our drivers.
Thanks to our very special benefactor, the family of the late Lion Bob Calkins, for their most generous donation.
Thanks to Plainfield Township Government, American Legion Marne Post 13, Julie and John Milavec, Larry Loethen, Administrative Staff of the First Midwest Bank — Plainfield, First Community Bank of Plainfield, Brian Smith, Mike and Margie Bonuchi, Ron and Kathy Kazmar, William and Linda Hanley, Keith and Jennie Watkins, Larry and Judith Kachel, Anthony and Gina Fremarek and Carl Bryant and Sandra Lambert for their donations.
Thanks to our Lions Club members and friends of Lions for driving and delivering our gifts:
Dutch McCann, Tim Tobin, Colleen Bessette, Larry Loethen, Robin Fugate, Chris Ramirez, Bill O’Connor, Eric Marsaglia, Mike Phelps, Erin Williams, Steve Fry, Mark Holzapfel, Greg Schaefer, Ray Jenkins, Hannah Rebmann, Adam Jannuch, Steve Gruben, Ron Lee, Richard Ethridge, Jim Hatzfeld, Vince McGrath, Glenn Schultz, Elaine McGrath, Mike Holsclaw, Margie Bonuchi, Mike Collins, Tod Schnowske, Tom Bowen, Steve Shanholtzer, Lindsay Shanholtzer and Eric Essex.
Thank you one and all!
2012 Christmas Basket Program