Jules of Life Heroes of the Year celebration Nov. 10 at Lisbon Central
LISBON – Jules of Life will celebrate the St. Lawrence County Heroes of the Year Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at Lisbon Central School.
Among those to be honored are Dr. Joseph Kennedy, president of SUNY Canton, Ogdensburg Mayor Bill Nelson, Michael and Amy Robinson (managers of the Lisbon Food Pantry), coordinator of the county’s Toys for Tots program Raymond Cutway, and Tim Dempsey, Potsdam native who donated a dream vacation to dying cancer patient Ridge Thorbahn.The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and $12 for families. All proceeds go toward helping Oliver White (2-year-old in Canton battling leukemia) and Travis Gilbert (14-year-old battling a brain tumor).
Jules of Life will recognize local heroes that have fundraised to help children with pediatric cancer like: Canton Central School’s Teachers Association – they raised $4700 for the Foundation; Emma Stemples and friends at Lisbon Central School raised over $300 with their Butterfly Contest; ‘Kids Care’ – a group from Canton that pick different events every month and try to make a difference; Madrid Waddington U-14 Soccer Team – raised $700 in their ‘Miracle Miles Marathon’.
Other Heroes that will be present at the show: Clover Forsythe; Michael Young; Laura Ashley; Nancy Lafaver; Ilene Burke; Paul Trimm; Mark Hawes; Sean Crocie; Brieanna LaRock; Anthony Taylor; Holly Grant; Devin Edward; George Grubee; Dan Jenack; Kaleb Morrow Simmons; and Carla Thompson.
Musical Performers will be Ben Foster from Gouverneur and Troy O’Brien from Potsdam.