To the Editor:
My name is Brian Scholle, and I, along with Evelina Cichy, am co-chairman of the Jerry for Mayor campaign.
I have known Jerry Smith and his family for more than 30 years. I first met him when I joined Kishwaukee Kiwanis. He, at that time and now, was a dedicated Kiwanian, always first to offer help and join a committee.
Those of you who know me know that I am involved with the DeKalb-Sycamore Goodfellows. It was Jerry who got me involved.
As part of his committee, I have been able to observe Jerry and his approach to running for mayor of DeKalb.
His passion and integrity are unmatched. He has a firm grasp on what the needs for the community are at this crucial time in our history. He has the eyes and ears of the people who can make things happen for the betterment of DeKalb, as well as their respect.
This innate leadership quality will help bind the City Council so that the council can focus on the problems the city faces and the intelligent solutions it needs to bring about positive change.
I applaud all the candidates running for mayor and their commitment to DeKalb to make it stronger, better, safer and more efficient. However, I strongly believe that Jerry Smith is the candidate who will listen to the needs of the community and accomplish the goals that are desired.
After all, Jerry Smith is a proven leader!