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2015 Grant Awards

A total of $45,876.79 was awarded to 26 Jo Daviess County not-for-profit organizations:

Those accepting grant awards from Jo Daviess County Country Fair Charities included, back row, from left: Mike Bielenda, The Workshop; Greg Schuster, East Dubuque Fire Department; Tim Wand, Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office; Lucas Bourquin, Warren EMS; Randy Baysinger, Stockton Fire Department; Paul Gray, Warren Fire; Adam Krug, Elizabeth EMS; Larry Berlage, Church of St. Mary, Elizabeth. Middle row: Richard Babcock, Galena Community Garden; Neil Spurr, St. Mary and St. Michael Catholic churches; the Rev. Brenda Morris and the Rev. Erik Carlson, Stockton Ministerial Association; Deb Heidenreich, Stockton Ambulance; Charles Petsche, Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol; the Rev. Dennis Morrissey, St. Mary, Elizabeth, and St. John, Hanover. Front row: Teresa Hannaman, Kiwanis Club of Galena; Stephanie Hyde, Galena High School Key Club; Sharon Randall, Jo Daviess County Health Department; Carole Sullivan, Galena Center for the Arts; Dr. Jennifer Aurand, FHN Family Counseling; Kitty Rhodes, Acts 2:45 Warren United Methodist Church; Joyce Kent, Caring Neighbors Outreach Food Pantry, Warren.

FHN Family Counseling/Sojourn House, Galena

$750 - dual diagnosis treatment collaborative

Warren Area Ambulance Service

$2,991.75 - stair chair upgrade

Galena Center for the Arts

$1,800 - Friday movie series for children

East Dubuque Fire Department

$1,930 - paramedic equipment upgrade

Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol

$1,000 - portable radio purchase

Stockton Police Department

$800 - Stockton/Warren Police Department Explorer Post 105

Galena Elk's Lodge

$2,000 - Christmas food basket program

Warren United Methodist Church

$1,000 - assistance program

Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office

$2,694 - radar unit replacement program

The Workshop, Galena

$3,400 - industrial water softener replacement

Stockton Ambulance

$1,620.95 - infant/pediatric cables for monitoring pulse ox and IV training arm

Kiwanis Club, Galena

$2,480 - Tot Lot Park upgrade

Galena High School Key Club

$1,112 - Tot Lot Park upgrade

Caring Neighbors Food Pantry, Warren

$2,000 - milk and food for families

United Churches of Galena Food Pantry

$3,500 - children’s backpack program

Stockton Ministerial Association

$1,500 - housing voucher program

Elizabeth Community Ambulance

$1,000 - emergency pager update/replacement

FHN Family Counseling Center, Galena

$1,250 - Big Brother/Big Sister program

Galena Community Garden

$325 - seeds, plants and organic products

Warren Fire Department

$1,050 - hand tool purchase

Galena Police Department

$1,800 - Taser electronic control devices

Stockton Police Youth Club

$1,000 - youth club program

Jo Daviess County Health Department

$1,950 - child restraint seats

St. Mary and St. John churchse, Elizabeth/Hanover

$1,200 - emergency assistance program

St. Mary Catholic Church, Galena

$2,000 - assist destitute individuals program

St. Michael Catholic Church, Galena

$2,000 - assist destitute individuals program

Stockton Fire Department

$1,715 - pager and radio upgrades

The funds for these grants were made available from the proceeds of the 2014 Galena Country Fair event. None of the money from the profit of the fair was used toward administrative support of this group, it is strictly a volunteer organization.

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