TO THE EDITOR:

The Ripon Area Food Pantry (housed at St. Catherine of Siena) thank the Puchyan Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, Outdoors Tomorrow, LTD, Wings Over Wis-Markesan Chapter, and the Early Bird Kiwanis Club for again donating turkeys for distribution to needy families for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

We’d also like to acknowledge the churches who have generously supported us through the year: Immanuel United Methodist, Our Saviour’s UCC, St. Catherine of Sienna, Messiah Lutheran Church LCMS and Grace Lutheran Church ELCA.

Special thanks to the U.S. Post Office, Ripon Boy Scouts, The Salvation Army, Rebekah Lodge, Curves of Ripon, Russell Manor Apartments, Puchyan Longbeard’s Annual Banquet, Green Lake Area Tavern League, Wisconsin Tavern League, M&I Bank, Ripon Knights of Columbus, New Image Salon, Ripon VFW Auxiliary, Ripon-Green Lake Benefit Tractor Cruise, Dr. Joel Spaulding, Dr. Kurt Piernot, Dennis Mashock, Del Monte Canning Company-Markesan, Diedrich Insurance Agency, Ripon High School Student Council, The Phoenix Group, Ripon Education Club, Wednesday Morning Koffee Klutch, Ripon High School Band, Kristina’s, Ronald Bayer, Gib and Karen Stoeberl and the Rev. William Whalen.

Also, thanks to individuals who have so graciously contributed food through the year: Audrey Conant, Jean Luskey, Mary Ellen Grahn, Ashleigh Bowe, Harriet Wahoske and Shirley Zentner. Thanks to others who bring contributions without leaving a name.

We appreciate all your generosity on behalf of the families who are recipients from the Ripon Area Food Pantry so we are able to continue the service begun over 25 years ago.

— Mary H. Albright, chairman

Ripon Area Food Pantry

100 E. Jackson St.

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