Sunday, September 25, 2022

A big thank you from the McGennis Youth Center

What an amazing day!!! Thank you so much for all the Youth Center supporters! We brought in a record amount today. We couldn’t do it without all the car show entries, donations of items, and bidders! Thank you to Thad and Chancy for the delicious meal, Greg and Eugenia for all you gave today! Thank you to all the bidders on the hats and rings, you are awesome!

Thank you to Bob Schlyer for your ring and gift card donations, thank you to Larry and Loretta Hacker for being the great auctioneer team that you are and giving so much to our community, thank you to Randy Bell for heading up the BBQ and newspaper and radio advertising, thanks to my partner in helping head up the auction, thanks to Chancy and Katie for being our auction clerks, thanks to the Balk family for helping Bell Photo buy the hats this year! Thanks to Bell farms for the donation of the gun.

Thanks to All the Board members for your help today, To Debbie Balk, our board president, thanks to Jeff, Marc, and Luke for being bid catchers, thanks to Noelle, Oscar, Leeanna, Juliana, and whoever else helped with painting faces, thank you to Harry and Cody Byram for giving the kids almost 30 horse and buggy rides around the Center, to Jared Rankin for organizing an awesome car show once again, thank you to Debbie Balk for organizing and planning the kids games every year, thank you to Ellen, Bonnie, Jani, Kenda, Jamie, and anyone else who helped cut and serve desserts, to the kids who helped serve food; Juliana, Noelle, Graci, Anna, Leeanna, Daylan, Ethan and anyone else who stepped up to help today.

Thank you to Colby Sissen for having the Center looking so nice and all you do to be ready for this big day. So sorry if I forgot anyone, you know we appreciate you. We hope to see you all the last Sunday in September 2023!

- McGennis Youth Center 

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