The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 27, 2013

Hearts and darts


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

Shirley Butcher of Danville sends hearts to “a dear friend for the beautiful tulips.

“You made my day. I wish I knew your name, but it really doesn’t matter. I couldn’t believe it was for me.

“You will be blessed. May the good Lord take a liking to you.”

The staff of the Vermilion County Rape Crisis Center sends hearts “to all who participated in, volunteered for, sponsored and supported the Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event on April 13.

“Special thanks to Dave Youhas, Dave Woodrow, Gary Miller, James Rogers, Julia Megan Sullivan, Mayor Scott Eisenhauer, Brian Ritz and the Danville High School National Honor Society, Peer Court, Leadership Tomorrow, South View Middle School Drum Line, North Ridge Middle School Theatre Company, U of I Men Against Sexual Violence, Danville Light Opera, The Beef House and The Fischer Theater.

“Thanks for all of your contributions and for supporting our mission to end sexual violence in our community!”

University of Illinois Extension sends hearts “to all of our Extension volunteers. Extension programs are only able to thrive with help from members of the community.

“Without their assistance, active programs would not have the ability to be successful. University of Illinois Extension programs help enhance the community through Master Gardeners, 4-H clubs, and much more.

“National Volunteer Week is an annual recognition of the individuals who dedicate their time and efforts to great organizations.

“Anyone interested in volunteering with University of Illinois Extension can contact our office in Champaign at 333-7672.”