To the editor:
On behalf of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary, we'd like to thank everyone who helped to make our Eagles Child Health & Safety Carnival / "Child Advocacy Day" held on Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Eagles Club in Vermillion a great success!
Special thanks to our participants, sponsors, and partners, including: Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary members, the City of Vermillion, Vermillion Police Department, Clay County Sheriff's Office, Clay County Child Protection Team, Vermillion Fire & EMS, Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company, Vermillion Parks & Recreation, Sanford Vermillion, Vermillion Public Library, Hy-Vee, Wal-Mart, Pizza Hut, Casey's, Vermillion Chiropractic, American Family Insurance, Market Street Café, McDonald's, Amy's Whoopti Do, Chesterman / Coca-Cola, Prairie Eye Clinic, Rebel Style, Brady Enterprises, USD Dental Hygiene, USD Communication Sciences and Disorders, USD Physical Therapy, United Way of Vermillion, Birth-to-Three and Three-to-Five Development Programs, Vermillion Taekwondo, "Mickey" and "Jewel" the Clowns, David Lias / Plain Talk, the B, B, & B BBQ Team, event co-chairs Michelle Haskell, Geri Dooley, and Kelly Thurman, our many volunteers, and the 120 children and their parents who attended this educational and fun-filled event!
We truly appreciate your efforts with this event and in helping us achieve another step in our mission of "People Helping People." It was great working with all of you and we'll look forward to next year's event in May of 2010!