The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Letters to the Editor

January 5, 2013

Hearts and darts

DANVILLE — Here are some of the good things readers noticed around the area recently:

Project Success of Vermilion County, Inc. sends hearts to “the individuals and businesses that supported us and made the 13th year of our Christmas Wish List program a huge success!

“We have been truly blessed with support and contributions from many private donors and businesses.

“Thanks to your generous contributions, we were able to provide clothing, shoes, winter coats, hats/gloves, stockings and toys/gifts to 163 Vermilion County children this Christmas.

“A special thank you to the numerous unnamed businesses and community members, the Commercial-News, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Blue Cross Blue Shield employees, Envirox, VA Health Information Management Department, Genpact employees, CCMSI employees, Dr. Zundo employees, Westville CVS employees and Sunrise Coal for the support.

“This program would not be possible without all of you. Thank you!”

Shirley Butcher of Danville sends hearts “to Sam — I don’t know your last name. This is the only way to thank you.

“It made my day. The flowers were beautiful. I love flowers. I can’t believe there are still people like you.

“I can’t think of anything but thanks.”

Sharon Clore of Danville sends hearts to “Dr. Thangavelu.

“You made my day on Friday when you said you would not be retiring for at least another year.

“You have been a part of my life for many years and have helped me through some rough times. You are always smiling and reassuring. You take time to talk with me.

“I love your sense of humor and the song you may sing if the beginning of a procedure may be painful.

“Thank you for all the years you have given me.”

Members of the Georgetown Ladies Community Club send hearts to those who made their holiday parade a success. “Organizations, businesses, Ed and Sherry Shirley, their volunteers and other participants made this a great parade.

“Businesses and individuals who helped sponsor and who made donations to make the parade possible were: Legacy Electric; First National Bank of Georgetown; Casey’s General Store; Georgetown Foods IGA; Neubert Farms; Hart Constriction; Calton Excavating; Pearson Brothers Construction; and John Martin Plumbing, Heating and AC.

“Also, hearts to Lenhart Auction and Realty; L&M Slaughterhouse; Bahr’s Noodles; Georgetown Lions Club; First National Bank of Catlin; Ameriprise Financial Inc.; Cellular One; Galey’s Auto Body; Westville Custom Print Shop; David and Deana Black; Knight Insurance Services Inc.; and Weil Sew-Vac.

“Hearts to Elite Detailing; Georgetown Township; Ken and Lorna Konsis; Rustic Charm; Village Pantry; and Sunset’s Houghton-Leasure Funeral Chapel. Hot chocolate and cookies were served by the Georgetown Fair Board after the parade.”

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