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SPY's Newsletter 8/25/21

SPY’s Community Newsletter #154

(8/25/21)

Dime Pitch Booth Report From Wayne Simmons

The Sunfield SPY’s Dime Pitch Booth event was a great success at last weekend’s Sunfield Farmers Picnic. Last year, mainly due to COVID, we had to close down early due to lack of volunteer help to run the booth. By comparison, this year we had a tremendous turnout of volunteers, but nonetheless we still had to shut down a little early again because we had so many players and winners throughout the day that we actually ran out of glassware!!!

Without question, this year’s success is attributed to the many volunteers that helped setup and operate this year’s event. My heart felt ‘Thank You’ goes out to:

Oren Best

Rosie Best

Zeke Cappon

Payton Coan

John Fisher

Olivia Fisher

Sandy Fisher

Gracie Fletcher

Katrina Foster

Betsy Gibbs

Christina Grosshans

Mandy Grosshans

Gavin Grosshans

Grace Grosshans

Steve Grosshans

Justina Hastings

Bella Ieremias

Reva Lance

Matt Meyers

Dewie Miller

Jim Peabody

Mandy Peabody

Jodi Root

Mingo Salas

Karis Scobey

Rachel Scobey

Cynthia Shettler

Scarlett Shettler

Cameron Simmons

Derrick Simmons

Jennifer Simmons

Kaitlyn Simmons

Ken Simmons

Tim Simmons

Avery Strimback

Renee Strimback

Jaylyn Trout

And, we would be remiss not to mention and once again thank the many donors of glassware and stuffed animals that creates our ability to run this fund-raiser successfully. Thank you all again for helping us help kids!

Grand Prize winners and photos with details will be published as soon as possible.

Wayne T. Simmons

Dime Pitch Event Chairman

Kitchen Help Needed

Centennial Acres is looking for kitchen help to finish the 2021 golf season. Beverage cart and counter staff are needed. Start immediately. Great job with flexible schedule. Awesome tips. Start immediately. Call John at 517-566-8055 today!

Car Show Report From Paul Campbell

I would like to send out a Big Thank You to those that came to the Car &Truck---Tractor & Motor Cycle show this past Saturday at the Farmer’s Picnic. It was a Huge Success! And, a Big Thank You as well to the crew that helped put it all together. We had between 30- 60 vehicles show up, and had a terrific positive response from local businesses.

Without all these people who helped it wouldn’t have happened .

A Big Thank-You to the following crew members:

Torre Miller

Travis & Jessi Trierweiler

Mark Norris

Richard & Elizabeth Busk

Jerry & Jo Ann Briggs

Cassette Farms

Tim from Saber Smith Inc

Kendall Wilcox

Caleb Klotz

Kruger’s Airbrushing & Pinstriping

Here were the winners in the different classes:

Truck-----Julie Holley from Augusta

Car -----Don Cairns from Lansing

Bike-----Tony Jackson from Lake Odessa

Tractor-----Paul Campbell from Charlotte

We are starting this to try to put some life back on Main Street. With help from fellow Businesses Owners---With the use of Local Resources---We are using what we have locally.

All the supplies---The Trophy’s came from Saber Smith Inc and Kruger’s Airbrushing & Pin-striping .

All donations will be donated to Sunfield Fire Department Auxiliary

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone next year for an even bigger and better show. If you have any comments and/or suggestions, please call or text Paul Campbell at 517-204-6066

Contributions

· Julie Roth donated some glass to our Dime Pitch Booth activity.

Parting Comments

• Deep Thought of the Week: “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly---what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

• Notable Quote: “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.—Maya Angelou.

• That’s Puny Department: Attention kids! You should wear glasses while doing math. It improves division.

• Did You Know Section? After needing 13 pints of blood for a surgery at the age of 14, a man named James Harrison pledged to donate blood once he turned 18. It was discovered that his blood contained a rare antigen which cured Rhesus disease. He has since donated blood a record 1,173 times and saved over 2.5 million lives.

Notice

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