A benefit was held on Nov. 12 for my niece, Katrina Shepherd Stevens, who is in need of a double lung transplant. I would like to thank the following businesses who donated for the auction:
Simonton Windows, IGA-Pennsboro, Food Galaxy, Rite-Aid in St. Marys, Quintello's, Did's Designs, Lucy's Restaurant, Boggs Pizza, N Side Out, Your Stores, Outlaw Graphics, HPS Pharmacy, State Farm, Joyces' Floral Bow-K, Tyler-Feed, Linda Houghton Pictures, Bayer Credit Union, Tyler Licensing, Christy's Sheer Joy, Go Mart, NAPA Auto Parts, RadioShack, Fiesta, Gold Diggers, Sleep Outfitters, KFC, Carter Lumber, Burger King, Peking Buffet, Tractor Supply, Flower Basket, S&S Jewelry, Bridgeport Equipment, Wayside, Off the Wall, Auto Plus, NTB, Tam's Gifts, AT&T, Weldon's, Occasions, Dog Palace, Studio C, ACE, Quinet's Court Restaurant, Tru Value, Susie's Crafts, Auto Zone, Tin Ceiling, Avon-Anita Roberts and Sherry Shepler, Choo-Choo's, and Judie Spencer Shooting Star Photography.
I would also like to make a special "Thank you" to Auctioneer Terry Cozart, Country Messengers who sang, and Karen Lancaster-Indian Creek News, and all the individuals too numerous to name who donated or worked so hard behind the scenes and made this benefit such a success. I am so very proud to be associated with these people and to be a part of this very caring and wonderful community.