To the Editor:
The Lights on the River committee would like to thank everyone who has made this year’s event such a success.
Our sponsors were: Yes-FM, Q102.9, PAC 98.7, NYPA, Lisbon PTSA, Akins Construction, Hire A Web Geek, House of Photography & Imagery, Riverview Homes, Tiernan’s Home Center Inc., Lowes, Lisbon Town Recreation, River Rat Design, Seacomm Federal Credit Union, Caswell’s TrueValue, St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union, Wilder-Forsythe Insurance, Wal-Mart, Ogdensburg Pepsi Bottlers, Millers Green House, AJ Septic, Mort Backus & Sons, Blevins Brothers, Pinto Mucenski Hooper Van House & Co., Carslisle Carrothers Clough PC, St. Lawrence Valley Roasters, Morgans Auto, Boyers Realty, Ashleys & Aubuchon.
The displays were provided by: The Wesleyan Church, Gray’s Gun Shop, Ogdensburg Pepsi Bottlers, Yes-FM/Q102.9/PAC98.7, Renewal House, United Helpers Lisbon ICF #3, Blevins, Jules of Life, Reality Check, First Congregational Church of Lisbon (White Church), Potsdam BOCES Life Skills Program, Camp Mandaville, NYPA, Emily DeRouchie-McMahon & Family and Lisbon PTSA.
We would also like to thank the First Congregational Church of Lisbon (White Church) for providing such a great Live Nativity. Also, we’d like to thank the Wesleyan Church for providing us with beautiful music on our opening day with their carolers.
A special thanks to the following sponsors who kept the committee and volunteers warm and well fed: St. Lawrence Valley Roasters, Jrecks, Pizza Hut, Big Cheese Pizza & Rebecca O’Brian.
There were many people who were behind the scenes who deserve a great deal of gratitude such as: Tim Dow, Nathanael Putney, Fred Morrill, Mike O’Neil, Wayne Storie, Dave Forsythe, Clint Taylor, Mark Shellenberger, Bonnie & Dick Wright, Heather Dodd, Mike & Linda Backus, Maureen Donnelly, Rebecca O’Brian, Lisa Bell, Annette Kelly, Rosemarie Lovely, Hank Wilhelm, Jason Richardson, Mike McDonnell, Amber Wilhelm, Ryan Polniak and Jeff & Becky Buckingham. And of course, to Santa Claus who made a special visit.
And especially, we’d like to thank all those in the local and surrounding communities for coming out and supporting this event and the food pantry. With your help, Lights on the River has become a success, and hopefully a new yearly tradition.
Without the help & support of any of these people, Lights on the River would not have been as great as it was. The committee would like to thank you all for your contributions, time, knowledge, support & encouragement. Have a very Merry Christmas.
The Lights on the River Committee
Scott & Stephanie Wilhelm, Amy & Joe Fortin, Chera & Jason Davison, Dicky Marcellus & Colleen Anderson