What a wonderful evening of community support. Sponsors for the evening included:
- 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.