Originally Posted Online: Jan. 04, 2013, 7:56 pm
Last Updated: Jan. 04, 2013, 10:17 pm

Milan Santa raises more than $9,400 in 73rd campaign

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By Leon Lagerstam, llagerstam@qconline.com

MILAN -- The Milan Santa Fund raised $9,485 during its 73rd holiday fundraising campaign.

The fund, sponsored by the Milan Woman's Club, provided basic clothing, hats, gloves, shoes and blankets to 71 children. The Milan Lions Club provided holiday dinner food baskets to the families and seniors.

The 73rd Milan Santa Fund helped 31 families and 23 seniors.

A final list of contributors include:
Blackhawk Fire Department Benevolent Fund, $250
Edward Sims Jr., and Pamala Sims, $500
Ace Upholstery, $25
Blackhawk Temple 254 Pythian Sisters, $100
Milan Lodge 477 Knights of Pythians, $100
Glen and Marbro Osborn, $15
Ferrari Ins. Agency, Milan, $25
Edward Voorhees, $25
Juanita McRoberts, $10
In memory of George DeJonghe, from family, $50
M. Lucille Weed, $25
In memory of Jim and Jimmie, by Fay Luce, $25
Jerry and Phyllis Wilson, $25
Bernice Schroeder, $25
Robert and Shirley Bonnett, $50
Collinson Stone Co., $50
Dr. Karla Buckrop, D.C., $25
Hughes Tire and Battery Co., $50
Joann and Frank DePaepe, $50
In loving memory of Diana Nesseler, from Donna Mom, $50
Black Hawk State Bank, $500
Raymond Webster, $25
McDonalds, Milan, $200
In memory of Greg and Weg Townley, by Wilma Townley, $50
Blackhawk Fire Auxilary, $250
Milan Optimist Club, $200
Wes and Carol Greenwood, in memory of Brenda, $25
Fraternal Order of Police Milan Lodge 219, $100
In memory of Ernie Marando, $20
In memory of Karen Strayer, Grace and Beans Strayer, by Jim and Jeff Strayer, $50
In memory of Joe McKinley, from his family, $20
Midwest Corvettes,$150
Raymond and Harriet Young, $25
In loving memory of Robert Locklin, $20
In memory of my husband, Jackie Merrit, by Anna Merrit, $25
Knights of Columbus St. Ambrose Council 12576, $150
Shirley Glancy, $50
American Legion Aux. 569, $50
John and Cheryl Koutsky, $25
A.D. Huesing, $50
Chad and Laura Hoover, $10
Tara and John Houk, $10
Sean and Stefany Hoover, $10
Kimberly Hoover, $10
Brian and Valerie Hoover, $10
Friends of Big Island Ladies Club, $50
Brandt Construction Co, $100
Scamper In, Inc., $25
Chicago Tube and Iron, $265