Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

June 29, 2013

June 29, 2013: Cheers & Jeers

Kokomo Tribune

---- — Wishing firefighters a speedy recovery

Center Township Trustee Jean Lushin sends this Cheer for our local firefighters:

”I would like to acknowledge the excellent work and contributions our local firefighters make to this community, especially the two firefighters who were recently injured in the performance of their official duties

”Ryan Smalley and Aaron Ashburn, at one time or another, served on one or more of Center Township’s firefighting apparatus. They were both injured while fighting a local house fire.

”I for one would like to express my gratitude and appreciation for their service and wish them a very speedy recovery. Thank you, Ryan and Aaron! Center Township appreciates your work and dedication.”

Thanks, Senior Fling sponsors

Lisa Wagner, chairperson of the Eastern High School Senior Fling this year, sends this Cheer for the community:

”On behalf of the Eastern High School 2013 Senior Fling, I would like to thank Dr. Tracy Caddell and the Eastern Howard School Board for allowing the after-graduation party for our seniors.

”I would also like to thank the parents who helped by chaperoning, setting up and cleaning up. Thank you to the community for your donations and support of our students. It would not have been a success without all of your help.

”The school is fortunate to have such an involved and supportive community.

”I would like to thank the following businesses for their donations of cash, prizes or food for our event: All in Good Taste Catering; Norris Insurance; Lions Club; Circle Pizza; K’s-a-dilla; Herbst Pharmacy; Kim Harden Massage Therapy; Forever Young; Nicole Downing, 31 consultant; Shawn Rosa Photography; Lori Haalck hair design; Blondie’s Cookies; Price’s Auto Sales; Century Villa Health Care; First Farmers Bank and Trust; Jerome Christian Church; Hulce Supermarket; Flook’s NAPA Store; Harvey Construction; Greentown Equipment; Shrock’s Dri-Gas; Pizza King; High Performance Alloys; Terrell’s Automotive Service; Martin Brothers; Mike’s Car Wash; Bowden Flowers; Humphrey Printing; Kokomo Glass; McGonigal’s; Today’s Nails; Merle Norman Cosmetics; Eriks Chevrolet; Dan’s Variety Bakery; Chris Williams State Farm Agency; Indiana Wesleyan; Culligan Water; Solidarity Credit Union; Wendy’s; Planet Fitness; BW3’s; Applebee’s; Vickers Graphics; ADI; Lightning Express; Master Creations; Cone & Daughters Lawn Care; Brandy Welcher, Origami Owl consultant; Jessica Cantlon, 31 consultant.

”The Class of 2013 appreciates all those who worked hard and gave generously to support its Senior Fling.”

Howard Co. Relay raises $154,000

Cara Roach, a community representative for the American Cancer Society, sends this Cheer for the Howard County Relay For Life:

”I want to thank the Howard County residents who supported our Relay For Life event June 14. All of your support and donations will help us finish our fight to find a cure and provide programs and service to those in Howard County.

”We had a wonderful event and raised more than $154,000 to help the American Cancer Society mission to find a cure. We did want to apologize for names that were not read during our luminaria ceremony, and we want to recognize these courageous individuals:

”In memory of Bob Baldwin, Jacob Herr, Levi Stutzman, Sharon Stutzman and Cindy Stanley.

”In honor of Mark Zimpleman, Sharon Lecher and Rita Gall.

”We will continue to honor and remember those who have been affected by cancer every day by celebrating every day with more birthdays.”

Golf outing benefits 2 students

Rick Foust sends this Cheer, on behalf of those who organized the 2013 Ball State Alumni Golf and Dinner Outing at Kokomo Country Club:

”We would like to thank all of the attendees and contributors who made our annual outing a success! Lewis Cass High School graduate Kirsten Dollar, daughter of Jeff and Marsha Dollar, and Taylor High School graduate Logan Kimbler, daughter of Jeffrey and Tammy Kearneseach, received a $1,000 scholarship for their freshman year.

”Thanks to all!”

Job well done, Kokomo Beach

Carrie Giannokos, professional relations coordinator at Jarrell Orthodontics, sends this Cheer for those at Kokomo Beach:

”Dr. Kevin Jarrell and the team at Jarrell Orthodontics want to send a Cheer to the staff at Kokomo Beach for a job well done.

”On June 20, Jarrell Orthodontics held its second annual Beach Bash for patients, referring offices, friends and family at Kokomo Beach. While hosting a private pool party for 700 might seem like a monumental task, the staff at Kokomo Beach make it a breeze.

”The facility is first-rate; the staff members are personable, professional and let the patrons enjoy all that Kokomo Beach has to offer while making sure safety remains a top priority.

”We thank Monica Reed at Kokomo Parks & Recreation for helping us organize this second annual Beach Bash and her entire team for making the event as much fun as we hoped it would be. Our guests had a wonderful time, we are already making plans for our third annual Beach Bash!”