Hoedown organizers say thanks

November 08, 2009

The Williamsport Ministerium would like to thank all those who contributed goods and services to Williamsport's Harvest Hoedown, especially:

o Town of Williamsport

o Musical performers: Mary Howard, Sarayu, Jessica Snyder and Nancy Wiles, For HIS Glory, New Horizon, By Faith and Living Stones.

o Donations to the food court: Holsum Butter Krust Bakers, Wal-Mart, Save-A-Lot, Sheetz, Sunnyway Deli, Staples, Coca-Cola, BFI, Martin's Food Market, Food Lion, Johnnie's Restaurant Supplies and Jewells & Jewells

o Donations in support of activities/events: Britner Family (pumpkins), Leiter's Fine Catering (tent), Michael Eby and Kevin Clipp (straw bales)

o Donations for the silent auction: Ernst Market, Williamsport Barber Shop, American Heritage Antiques, Dogs-R-Us, Carolyn's House of Hair, Desert Rose, Murray's Tire and Auto, McDonald's (in Williamsport), River City, Gower & Son, Wolfe's on the Square, Family Video, A Touch of Country, River City Cycles, Cindy's Sweets, Ann Gentile (Mary Kay consultant), Curves, Michelle Sabine (Avon consultant), Rosemary's Florist, The Vacuum Store (on Virginia Avenue), 4-Star Athletic Complex, Bulls & Bears, C & O Tiles, D. M. Bowman, Frosty Hollow Farms, Hilltop Stables, Governor's Landing Restaurant, Miller Lumber, Taylor's Landscaping, Jewell's & Jewell's, Black-Eyed Susan restaurant, Rob's Billiard, Keller's Fishing Guides, Red Men Club, River City Barber Shop, Outback Steakhouse, Mr. Jimmy's White Tiger Martial Arts


o Graphic design services: Justin McAllister

o Advertising services: Paula Shupp and Joan Knode.

o A special "thanks" to Mike Graff and Amy Morris of Hilltop Stables: pony rides, wagon rides and straw.

Thanks also to the volunteers from the Ministerium churches for their time and effort.

Because of everyone's generosity, the 2009 Harvest Hoedown in Williamsport raised approximately $12,500 and 6,000 pounds of food to fill the shelves of the Williamsport Food Bank.

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