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