Here are some of the good things readers noticed around the area recently:
The Vermilion County Conservation District Foundation sends hearts to “the following sponsors for the 5th Annual Cheeseburger and Fun event at Kennekuk County Park in August. Proceeds from the event are earmarked for the construction of the Kennekuk Environmental Education Center.
“Hearts to Gold Sponsors: Dillman Eye Care Associates, The Wheeler Foundation and Kennekuk Road Runners.
“Also to Silver Sponsors: Carmack Car Capitol, Chittick Family Eye Care, Farnsworth Group, First Midwest Bank, Ken and Lorna Konsis, Possum Trot Supper Club, Todd’s Auto Body, Vermilion County Title, Wright Motor Co., ABC/News Channel 15 (WICD-TV), Aqua Illinois, City of Danville, D-102 (WDNL), Design Studio, Earl Gaudio and Son, Inc., Illiana Antique Auto Club, K-ROCK (WRHK) Radio, and KOOL 92.9, KISS Country 103.1 Radio.
“Hearts to Bronze Sponsors: Beltone Hearing Aid Service; Nikki Bogart for Recorder; Bryant Industries; Tim and Juli Busby; John Cast, real estate broker; Ceader’s Collision Repair; County Market in Towne Centre; County Market at the Village Mall; Danville Township; Bill Dugas/Brett German at Courtesy Ford; Edward Jones; Faulstich Printing Co.; Gene and Elsie Hofbauer; Iroquois Federal Savings and Loan; Knights of Columbus; Kuchefski Heating and Air Conditioning; Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken; Bruce and Bobbi Lindahl; McDonald’s; Florence P. Pankey Trust; Donald and Louise Primmer; Daniel Ribbe Trucking; Rich’s Family Restaurant; Robinson Chiropractic; Rustic Charm/Beats Um All; Bob Schifo Photography; Simmons Tree Service; Sleepy Creek Vineyards; Sportsman Inn; Sunset Funeral Homes; Tee Pak Credit Union; UFCW Local 686; John Van Allen; Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency; and Vermilion Liquor North.
“Special thanks to the Commercial-News; Corevette Cruisers of Illinois; I&I Tractor Club; Junkyard Dogs Auto Club; Mustang Club of Danville; (Champaign) News-Gazette; V.C.C.D. Volunteer Corps; and Ray and Barb Wright.
Faith in Action South sends hearts “to Sunset-Urbas Funeral Home for sponsoring our Faith in Action Sunday Ice Cream Social and Volunteer Fair. It was a wonderful event with food, fun, music and fellowship.
“Faith in Action South would like to thank Curves of Georgetown for sponsoring the “Climb the Tower” fundraiser at Forest Glen. Almost 50 women of all ages climbed the observation tower as a testament to their health and fitness and then were treated to a shirt and a meal.
“All of the money raised was donated to Faith in Action South.
“We sincerely appreciate Georgetown Curves and all the women who participated.”
Shirley Butcher of Danville sends hearts “to Peg’s Music Machine. She came to Danville Care Nursing Home to entertain with her accordion music. Thanks, Peg. We all love to be entertained. We need more people like you.”