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Published: Saturday, May 25, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Barb pride shining bright at bowling bash

To the Editor:

The DeKalb Barb Boosters would like to thank all those who attended the Orange and Black Jackpot Bowling Bash in April. Barb Pride was shining bright that night.

We would like to especially thank the following who sponsored and donated to this great event. All proceeds benefit the student athletes at DeKalb High School and both middle schools: Nehring Electrical Works, Midwest Orthopaedic Institute, Medical Outsourcing Solutions, Hy-Vee, American Midwest Bank, Hillside Restaurant, NB&T, KishHealth Systems, Pizza Villa, Mardi Gras Lanes, Marianne Buehler, Kyler Photography, Printing Etc., Mackenzie Maeder, S.O.A.S., 3M, Ollie’s Frozen Custard, American Liquors, Pizza Villa, Athletic Republic, Resource Bank, Bill White’s C.A.R. Hospital, SK Hand Tool, Brian Bemis Auto, Bob and Julie Smith, Buena Vista Golf, Studio One, Castle Bank, Tastefully Simple/Kim Leopardo, Cracker Jax, The Confectionary, Fitworkz, Unlimited Performance, Hartwig Paszotta Insurance, Vern and Marie Boutique, Hillside Restaurant, Walmart, Hilton Hotels, Wigglebug Photography, Ideal Industries Inc., Yaeger’s Farm Market, Jonamac Orchard, Zea May’s Holdings, Kishwaukee College, Clinton Rosette Middle School, Lovell’s Discount Tire, Huntley Middle School, Noodles & Co., DHS Athletic Office, O’Leary’s, DHS coaches and teams.

A special thank-you to Mardi Gras Lanes and their staff for all their help to coordinate and run this event. Go Barbs!!

DeKalb Barb Boosters

CASA Triple Crown a success

Thank you to all who made our third annual The Triple Crown a success. We appreciate the support we received from organizations, businesses, fellow community members and more. We want to thank our wonderful sponsors: Banner Up Signs, Blumen Gardens, Crum-Halsted Agency, Hirschbein Trophies, Le Print Express, KishHealth Systems, Lundeen’s Discount Liquors, NB&T, PJ’s Courthouse Tavern and Turner Law Offices.

A big thank-you to all our prize donors, contributors and other volunteers: Andy Hampton, Joyce Mathey, Maria Boynton, Tracy BeGay, Jill Franke, Karen Keicher, Jen O’Sullivan, Laura Hulseberg, Mike Verbic, Brad Becker, Kar-Fre Flowers, DeKalb Florist, Shari Pearcy, Glidden Campus Florist, Taxco, Nat’s on Maple, Polka Dot Bakery, Grace and Michael Verbic, Allison Hunter-Rosene, the entire Lundeen family, and the CASA Board of Directors.]

This event is not possible without each and every one of you! We thank everyone who supported CASA DeKalb County in raising funds to support the work of our advocates on behalf of abused and neglected children in DeKalb County.

Jill Olson, executive director

CASA DeKalb County

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