The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Letters to the Editor

September 21, 2013

Hearts & darts

Here are a few of the good things readers noticed around the area recently:

Pammy and Jimmy Moreman of Pammy’s Place and “Wop” (Mike) and Nan Ingargiola send hearts “to everyone who helped make our 7th Annual Heart 4 Life Benefit successful.

“The proceeds from this benefit are helping Chasity Hayden Schmidt with medical and travel expenses as she travels to Ohio for treatment.

“We would like to personally thank and send hearts to: Chris and Steve Wilson; Chicago John Kioebge; Treasa Perez; Fred and Jeannie Sinkes; Betsy and Kevin Crawley; Jewel Johnson; Jamie “Piggy” Stockton; Gilbert Ingargiola; Dee Cunningham; Patty Snook; Shelly Botkin; Stacy Hackman; Cheryl Hayden; Ronnie Sue Blanton; Lee and Marty Fellers; Mark “Harpo” Engelmann; Doug Rayburn; Tyler Rosnett; Tim Martin; Jim and Jo Wells and Jim & Jo’s Bar & Grill; and Julie Gay at Julee’s Shooting Star,

“Hearts also to Molly and Jack Kane; Kane Construction; Danville Floral; Long John Silver’s; Vermilion County Handicapped Association; Bargain Barn; Ed and Terri Bartek; Tommy Hightower; MSI Foods; Jewell and Becky Lucas at Lucas BBQ; Josh Dailey; Brenda’s Pop-A Top Bar; Corner Pub, Veedersburg; and Dave and Teresa at I&I Steakhouse.

“Hearts to John and Paula Brant; Larry Bratton; Merle Norman Cosmetics; Kent Dukes at Downtown Diamond & Pawn; Glory Daze Antiques & Uniques; Anker Florist; This Is It Furniture; Cranes Things in Westville; Dave and Michelle Kemp at LTR Custom Graphix; Tilton County Market; and Tilton Auto Zone

“Also, hearts to Village of Tilton; Randy Pichon at Danville School District 118; the Commercial-News; Country Classics Band; Hambone-Dodie Bones; Sherman Imler; Damage Control; My Sweet Revenge; Koruptor; Wayne Trusler; Shelly Sexton; Joe and Jen Pollard; Joe and Dave Miles; and Punky and Jennifer Wells.

“Hearts to Sparkle Clean; Gold Rush Pawn; Danville Wholesale Products; Kris Wallis Photography; G. Beyer; Jan Thomas at JT’s Vinyl & More Graphic Shop; Trish Nails; Shick Office Supply; Tina at Studio 31; Sherry McBride at Express Cuts; Sunburst Tans; Pet Supplies Plus; Cahill’s Restaurant; Montana Mike’s; Royal Donut; Pam Lane with Park Lane Jewelry; Casey’s South; La Potosina; Papa Murphy’s; Monical’s North; Dawn with Mary Kay; Kevin and Co.; Charlotte’s Daughter; Jocko’s Pizza; Lee’s Famous Recipe; Bob and Janice Kerst; Nancy and Don Crowder; Betty King; Easy Mart; A&M Pool Supply; Champaign Putt-Putt; and Larry Cope at Riegle Barber Shop,

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