Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana


July 20, 2013

July 20, 2013: Cheers & Jeers


“Thanks to the many sponsors, donors and participants who helped make the Tipton County Citizens for Responsible Development golf outing on June 22 at Chippendale Golf Course a success.

“Through your generosity, we raised $6,200, which will go toward legal fees and other costs associated with our efforts to protect residents of Tipton County and the surrounding area from industrial wind turbines.

“Special thanks go to Vickie Starbuck, Juanita Thomas and Beth Juliot for organizing a fun day with great food, prizes and competition.

“Thanks to the many businesses that sponsored this event, including Burnett’s Service Center, The Gyro Place, Eriks Chevrolet, Cone Palace, Western & Southern Life, Fast Lane Foods, A-Team Realty, Rossi’s Snow Removal, Triple Nickle Inc. and All Star Staffing.

“Also, thanks to Howard Print Shop, Dental Care — Kathryn Jones DDS, Real Image, Mortgage City Inc., Best Property Marketing, Allstate — Don Davis, The Hardie Group — Deb Hearn, Hague Water, Norris Insurance, Rabb Water and Benches & Tables — Fred McCorkle.

“Thanks also to Midas, Burns Auto Care, Jiffy Lube, C&S Meats, Country Choice, Northeast Animal Clinic, Lowe’s, Don Pancho’s, Pet Supply Plus, Gabe’s Pizza, Whiskey Creek, Drake’s, Rural King, Texas Roadhouse, Walmart and Meijer.

“Also, thanks to Grindstone Charley’s, O’Reilly’s, Pepperwhistle, MC Sports, Waffle House, Hayes Advisory Group, Golden Corral, IHOP, Kokomo Raceway Park, Fazoli’s, Planet Fitness, Artic White, Barker’s B&K, Noble Romans, Colescott’s Mobil 1 Lube Express, Arby’s and Prairie Acres subdivision.

“A big thank-you goes to the dozens of individuals and families who supported this event as well. The outpouring of support from everyone is truly appreciated.”

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