Letters to the Editor

Letter: Operation Santa thanks

To the Editor:

Yorkville Junior Women’s Club would like to thank all of the community organizations, businesses and schools that helped collect toys and gift cards and helped sort toys and distribute them for our Operation Santa toy drive. We were able to help more than 1,100 children this year (almost 400 families) in Kendall County.

Many thanks to American Legion in Yorkville, Au Sable Grove Church, Brenart Eye Clinic, Boy Scout Troop 40, Cub Scout Pack 350, Girl Scout Troops 1441 and 1718, Troop 34‚ YHS Golf Team, Boys BB Team, Foxes Softball, Rocking KC’s 4H, BSA Girls Troop, Bricolage Wellness, Bristol Grade School, Bristol-Kendall Fire Department (all three stations), Flight Tasting Room & Bottle Shop, FNBC Bank and Trust, Harmony Aesthetics, Hummingbird in a Shoebox, Midnight Mods, St. Patricks Catholic Church, Peaceful Pathways Montessori, Knights of Columbus-Yorkville Chapter, Restore Church, Trinity United Methodist, Wheatland Title, Ultimate Beauty Salon, Yorkville Congregational Church, Bristol Bay Elementary, Grand Reserve Elementary‚ Royal Oaks Bunco Group, Sensei’s Scentries, Ultimate Beauty Salon. In Oswego, Keiths Car Care, Oswegoland Park District, Prairie Point Elementary, St. Annes Church, Diamond Senior Apartment Center. In Plano, Ultimate Dance on the Move, St. Mary’s Church, National Honor Society at Plano High School, Richards-Wilcox Inc. in Aurora and MAPEI Corp. in West Chicago. Also thank you to the Kendall County Community Food Pantry and its volunteers, and Cindy and Dulce for their hard work putting teen bags together for us. And thank you to our YJWC members and their families who came and helped. We could not run this program without the community’s help. Thank you.

Teresa Wedeen

Yorkville Junior Women’s Club

2021 Operation Santa Chair