SPY's Newsletter 1/12/22
SPY’s Community Newsletter #174
SPY Officer Line-Up For 2022
Here is the 2022 leadership team for the Sunfield Area Sponsors of Programs for Youth (the SPY’s):
President Jeff Gibbs
Vice President Justin “Sam” Coan
Secretary Renee Strimback
Treasurer Shana Cappon
Promotions Director Pete Weller
Membership Director John Fisher
Sgt.-At-Arms Zeke Cappon
Director-At-Large Steve Grosshans
News From The Library
Sunfield District Library Director Lisa Bell has passed along the list of prize winners from their recent annual Holliday Drawing fundraiser.
“Thanks again to our wonderful community! We surpassed everyone's hopes and had the best year ever. Thank you to the donors, ticket purchasers, raffle organizers, and excited winners. Congratulations to our long list of winners.”
Raffle Prize: Lucky Winner:
Swede's ($20 Gift Card) Justin Miller
Tammy's Hair ($25 Gift Card) Peg Heinze
Fort McHenry Kit w/ Park Pass, Necklace Julie Hopkins
Hudson John Deere Tractor & Hat Tracy Kyle
Homemade Afghan Duane Meyers
Wagon Wheel ($25 Gift Card Basket) Jackie Mulholland
American Girl Doll Carol Santini
"Lighted" X-mas Sign Tracy Kyle
Jordan Lake Floral Candle, Towels, Matches Renee Strimback
Delectable Delights Assortment Kathy Hengesbach
Grand Haven Puzzle Doug Schlappi
Buddy's ($25 Gift Card) Kathy Hengesbach
Penny's Pizza ($10 Gift Card) Adam Carrasco
Cracker Barrel ($30 Gift Card) John Fisher
Basket w/ Wax Warmer, 3 Inserts, Candles, Towel Julie Hopkins
Outback ($60 in Gift Cards) Renee Goodman
Cugino's ($20 Pizza Certificate) Jackie Mulholland
Tabby's Chop Shop ($22 Gift Certificate) Sarah Jones
Mega Monster Lab Sarah Jones
MSU T-Shirt & Hat Sandra Fisher
Christmas Stocking, Ornaments, Basket Sarah Jones
Olivera's ($50 in Gift Cards) Julie Hopkins
APEC Clothing (Red Hat & Shirt) Lisa Bell
APEC Clothing (Green Hat & Camo Jacket) JR Bell
Santa Figure Julie Hopkins
"Lighted" Holiday Lantern Gail Tobias
Creative Memories Album, Sheets, Pages Kathy Hengesbach
MSU Birdhouse, Image Book, Table Runner Kathy Hengesbach
A&W Basket w/ Socks, Lunch Pail, Bear Bucks Jay Wacha
Vintage Picnic Basket w/ Meat, Crackers, Juice Joyce Martin
Home Grown Michigan Sign Sara Thomas
Lego's Block Tech Box Beth Hynes
1/2 Gallon Maple Syrup Kary Johnson
MSU Table Sherrie Wacha
U of M Table Christina Grosshans
Tiger Stadium Picture Bev Welch
Michigan Railroad Picture Beth Hynes
9" Dual Screen Portable DVD Player Sue Tasker
Nativity Set Christina Grosshans
Large Homecoming Picture Buffy Meyers
Tall Lighthouse Picture Doug Schlappi
Grand Haven Lighthouse Picture Jeanine Hynes
2 - Pies by Jackie Carr Julie Hopkins
2 - Pies by Jackie Carr Sue Pinkston
Small Diamond Gnome Picture Christina Grosshans
Large Diamond Gnome Picture Lisa Bell
Flameless Candles w/ Remote John Dorsky
Basket w/ Frozen, Make-up, Gnome Lacey Steele
Book Lover's Basket w/ Book, Light, Mug, Isabella Ieremias
· Please check out the flyer at the bottom of this Newsletter for information about the Lakewood Lions Annual Pancake Supper coming up on Saturday, January 22nd.
· The next Texas Hold ‘Em fundraiser the SPY’s are scheduled to work will take place Wednesday, April 27th thru Saturday, April 30th. Please save those dates as we will be needing some chip sellers.
· We have heard that there is a new business coming to Sunfield and will be located at the Northwest corner of Main Street, (the old original Aunt B’s Day Care building).
· We also understand that the person that now owns the old Sunfield Elementary School building is seeking permission to turn it into a marijuana growth facility.
· Jeff Gibbs is exploring starting up a SPY’s Bowling Tournament fundraiser if there is enough interest. Give Jeff a call at 517-930-6989 and let him know if you would be interested in participating.
· For 36 years the SPY’s have held a Euchre Tournament in March. Many years ago it was dubbed “The Showdown On Main Street”. By due to COVID we had to cancel the tournaments in 2020 and 2021. We are looking to start it up again in 2022, if there is enough interest. What do you think? If you would be interested in playing just reply to this email and we will see if we can pull one off this year. Let us hear from you on this as well as the Bowling Tournament.
· Buddy & Jari Collins made a donation in memory of Dick & Mary Fender.
· Sharon Davis contributed in memory of Keith Heide.
· Erika Forbes; Cynthia Selden; and Jan Thelen made donations through the Frontstream program.
· Carolyn Peabody made a contribution in memory of Sue Darling.
· Oren & Rosie Best made multiple donations in memory of the following:
· The Farmer’s Picnic Committee made contributions in honor of Tatum Petrie and Landyn Hilts, the 2021 Farmer’s Picnic Prince & Princess.
Thank you all for your thoughtfulness and caring!
• Deep Thought of the Week: One day or day one---It’s your decision.
• Notable Quote: “The kindest thing you can do for someone else is listen without forming an opinion.”---Lori Deschene
• That’s Puny Department: My girlfriend thought I'd never be able to make a car out of spaghetti… You should've seen her face when I drove pasta!
Did You Know Section: Sitting unnoticed in the streets of Wilmington, Delaware is a bland, two-story office building called the Corporation Trust Center, a name that is quite unfitting considering that what happens behind its glass doors are some of the very least trustworthy corporate activities.
1209 North Orange Street is the legal address of a whopping 285,000 American businesses as of 2012, making the little Corporation Trust Center the largest corporate facility in the world by a number of firms. As the registered home of Google, Apple, Walmart, American Airlines, J.P. Morgan Chase, and Coca-Cola, the center is home to more businesses than there are people in Wilmington.
What draws companies to the Corporation Trust Center is not its drab, yellow brick exterior, but rather the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL), often referred to as the single most important corporate jurisdiction since the beginning of the 20th century. The DGCL allows businesses based in other states to file their taxes in Delaware, whose unusually low corporate tax rate saves major corporations billions in taxes.
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