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Published: Saturday, May 4, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Thanks for supporting Old Fat Guy Idol

To the Editor:

Thanks to all who participated in and donated to Old Fat Guy Idol on April 20, a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day. The donations from the event totaled more than $4,500, which will be used for breast cancer research, preventative services and education.

Special thanks to our raffle prize donors: Waterman State Bank; Zumba with Erica, Waterman; Honey Hill Orchard, Waterman; Wiltse’s Farm, Maple Park; Batavia United Way; Calla Lily, Aurora; Ozzie’s Greenhouse, Hinckley; Sly Fox BBQ, Montgomery; Lisa Smith Youngdahl Graphic Design, Batavia; Mary and Dave Stryker; Jack and Jan Meredith; Ralph Meredith; Linda and Vadon Loudermilk; Hollie Casper; Paulette and Ed Bowman; Patti and Dave Pearson; Larry and Nancy Meredith; Sue Hipple; Carmen Lorann; Roger Votaw; Bobby and Karin Strausberger; Pam Peterson; Judy Blanken and Ruth Wessenberg; Laura Wig; Joan Menz; Kevin and Kim Vines; and Rick Wilkening.

We’d also like to thank Trent Taylor at Pub West, Waterman, for hosting and providing food. A loud shout-out to the band, who makes the event possible: Greg Youngdahl, Jean Deptolla, Tom Cooke, Keith Kowalewski, Kent Smith, Carol Borrelli, Karl Deptolla and our Old Fat Guys, Larry Meredith, Bobby Strausberger and Chuck Wesenberg.

We hope you join us in 2014!

Lisa Youngdahl

Batavia

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