Letter: A thank you to those who donated Citizen of the Year gift baskets

By on August 1, 2013

As the volunteer who worked on behalf of the village of Sugar Grove and the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce in acquiring the donations for this year’s Citizen of the Year gift basket, I wanted to express my appreciation to all who donated items for the Citizen of the Year gift basket. Your donations went a long way to make the gift basket a wonderful treat for our 2013 Citizen of the Year

Citizen of the Year donations: certificate redeemable for Citizen of the Year shirt (donated by SignFX), Pampered Chef pitcher (Marguerite Ledone), handmade necklace and earrings set (Camille Givler), $15 gift card for dairy store (Oberweis Dairy), Glancer magazine two-year subscription, custom-crafted holiday cards and two passes for Breakfast with Santa (Julie Wilson), Anderson Fitness Studio $50 certificate (Amy Anderson), handmade quilt (United Methodist Church Quilters), $25 gift certificate (Open Range Grille), T-shirt and water bottle (Kaneland Sports Boosters), handmade bracelet and earrings set (Louise Coffman), $20 gift certificate (Calamity Jane’s), notepad and piggy bank (American Heartland Bank and Trust), $25 Jewel gift card (Steve Andersson; Mickey, Wilson, Weiler, Renzi & Andersson), $25 gift card for Runway to Galway (Fairel Anne Designs), $25 program certificate (Sugar Grove Park District), golf outing poncho/blanket (Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce), certificate for a one-year newspaper subscription (Elburn Herald), $25 gift card (Reuland’s Food Service), Sugar Grove baseball hat and pin (village of Sugar Grove, small thermal tote and $10 gift certificate (31, Alysia Schramka), and a water cup and tote (Aurora Convention and Visitor’s Bureau)

I hope everyone will consider patronizing our area businesses that continually step up and support so many of our local events with donations.

Mari Johnson
Sugar Grove village trustee