A great time was had by all at the first ever Farm to Table event on October 1st. The sell-out crowd enjoyed great local food, entertainment, and a silent auction.
The 7th Annual Christmas Home Tour will be November 26, 2016.
Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 each or 2 for $25 at the following locations: DeSoto Farmers’ Market, Cherished Memories, DeSoto Public Library, Drummond’s Florist, First State Community Bank, Pogolino’s – DeSoto, LaChance Vineyards, and Leader Publications.
The theme this year is Our Local Legacy.
Links of interest:
Signage! (That way they’ll look familiar to you.)
The 2016 Trivia Night was a huge success. Here are some of the lightlights!
Sponsors at $100.00 level were:
- Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home
- Citizens for Elaine Gannon
- First State community Bank
- Debra S. Dunnegan-Waters
- U.O.E. Local 148-De soto Public Works
$50.00 Round Sponsors:
- Henry for Council
- John White
- Hopson Lumber Co,.
- Ladies in the Little red Barn
- Sugar Moon
- Claudia & Jerry Lawrenz
- Dawna’s Flutterbites & Padra’s Gallery
- Werner C. Stichling & Associates
- Bruce & Cindy Valle
- Joe & Linda Bean
Thank you to everyone who participated, sponsored, and donated to the event!
The DeSoto Farmers’ Market 2016 Trivia Night will be Friday, February 26th. This has been a great event and will again be upstairs at the KC Hall. Doors open at 6PM, and the cost is $96 for a table of 8. Our ever-popular Silent Auction will also be in full swing, so bring your smartest family members and your wallets. We’ll see you then!
- Johnston Construction Co.
- Debbie Dunnegan-Recorder of Deeds
- First State Community Bank
- Bruce King-Sunnyhill
- Midwest Bank Centre
- Werner C. Stichling and Associates
- The Lowry Law Firm
- Hopson Lumber Company
- De Soto Muffler & Tom’s Towing
- Claudia & Jerry Lawrenz
- Steve & Cristy Heuer
- Mercy Hospital Jefferson
We had 14 teams at tables of 8 reserved. Participates included the following teams: The Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Debbie Dunnegan-Waters, Jim & Marsha
Foster, Rich & Ann Costello, Kevin & Amy Smith, Andy & Jen Held, Mr. & Mrs. Bill Steinberg, P.E.O. Chapter IX, Jerry & Marsha Greenstreet, Edgar & Karen Huffman, Werner C. Stichling & Associates, The Lowry Law Firm, Kelley & Joe Vollmar, and Cristy & Steve Heuer.
A wonderful variety of local articles were for sale for the live and silent auction. Donations were received from the following market vendors: Scrub Oak Forge-Bob & Bryanna Alexander; Terry Eiler; Turtle Ridge Carving-Tim Gagnon; Ray Underwood; Dawna Watkins; Dr. Lee Eavy; Barb Marco; Julie Ott; Padra’s Gallery-Bob Payne; and Margaret Pillen. Community business donations were also received from: Fountain City Grille-Kevin & Amy Smith; Lorenzo’s Italian Kitchen-Vito & Alyssa Chirco; Auto Zone; Hallmark Store & Metro Office Supply-Linda & Chris Hagen; The Giggle Box-Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Appleton; Werner C. Stichling & Associates; Drummond Florist; Hamel & Rowe Hardware; Sun Ray’s Tanning & Hair Salon.
The evening activities were organized and facilitated by Pat Hay and her crew of volunteers: Bruce King; Jillian Lutz; Jared Lutz; and Sean Hay. This group of volunteers did an excellent job of executing the event in a professional manner. Other volunteers included: Charles Campbell, Jim Foster, Bob & Darlene Payne, Bruce & Cindy Valle, Tiffany Wymore, Charlie DeClue, Claudia Lawrenz and Dawna & Xanthus Watkins.
Special thanks is extended to the Knights of Columbus Hall for allowing us to host our event on their premises and especially to Ray Choate for his attention to detail and Charlie DeClue for tending bar and making sure that all of our guests were taken care of throughout the evening. Working in this community is a pleasure. Get Healthy DeSoto appreciates the generous support of the De Soto community. Proceeds from this event in the amount of $3,470.32, are designated to pay for DFM operating expenses. Thank you to all who participated.