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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