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August 17, 2013

Cheers & Jeers: Aug. 17, 2013



Galveston Block Party hits second year

Kathy Naphew of the Galveston First Baptist Church sends out this Cheer for help with the July 27 Block Party:

“The Galveston First Baptist Church recently held our second annual Block Party. We would like to thank all of the area business that so generously donated to help make it a success.

“Dixon Park Dental’s Dr. Kimberly Beard, Walton American Legion, Deano’s Pizza, Hometown Pizza Country Design, Dog Shed, Jet Transport, Leffert Stone, King Oil, The Walton Freeze, Avalle Mechanical, 1 Stop Digital Communications, The Foxes Den, DeHaven Soil Service, Galveston Subway, Landis Auto, Galveston First Farmer Bank & Trust, Maple Grove, Tom Hayes Reality, Murray Weaver Funeral Home, Tark’s Pizza, Johnson Agency, Galveston Salin Bank, Young’s Culligan, El Arriero — Logansport, Logansport Golf Club, The Nest Miller’s Carpet, China Lane Chinese Restaurant, Wendy Orpurt-Edward Jones, Rural King, Shoe Carnival, Sam’s Club, Body Unlimited, Martin Wrecker Service, Specialty Tool & Die, Zero Gravity Inflatable’s, Cathie Parslow, Primitive Country, Uncle Bakes Pizza, RS Fit, Thirty-One- Leslie Pickering.”


National Night Out picnic one to remember

John J. Roberts of the Indian Heights Community Association sends this Cheer for National Night Out assistance:

“On Aug. 6, the Community of Indian Heights had a successful picnic as part of the National Night Out. We estimate 150 to 200 people showed up and had their fill of free hot dogs, drinks, and fun as children played.

 “The Indian Heights Community Association want to give a big thank you to the people who volunteered their time and talents to make the National Night Out/Indian Heights Community Picnic a huge success.  

“A big thank you to KPD Captain Kevin Summers for assisting the Indian Heights Community Association with his expertise in this type of special event. We also thank Capt. Summer’s wife, Tammy, for volunteering her time to work the event.

 “Thank you to Taylor School Board Member Bill Brubaker, along with Taylor Primary School Principle Terri Stokes for allowing the picnic to be held on school property and for supplying the event with ample tables and chairs for the large crowd who attended.  

“Thank you Meijer Store for donating prizes for the children allowing two kind and thoughtful Meijer employees; Jennifer and Bruce to assist us.

“A big thank you to Indian Heights residents and picnic volunteers DaveFord, Matt & Kay Ruddell, Cindy & Gary Harsh, Gary Klienknight, MaryHoney Roberts, John & Judy Sears, Steve & Connie Cook, and Phil Cox.

 We hope to build on the success of this year’s event and make next year’s picnic even better. Thank you all!


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