Philanthropy

Pass It On donation gives fire suppression grenades to city’s emergency responders

Nov 23, 2022
On a recent cold and rainy night in Lake City, firefighters of the Lake City Fire Department (LCFD) gathered near a burning shed for a special training. They were testing a new fire suppression technology donated to them by the Pass It On Thrift Shop in Lake City. As pastor of the First...

When food shelf was in need, donors were there

Nov 16, 2022
Once again the citzens of Lake City have shown what a great place we live in. When the Lake City Food Shelf put out an appeal for items that we were unable to find or purchase at a reasonable price, many of you answered that call and donated those items. A big thank you to all of you who want to...

Sershen family donates to baseball program

Oct 26, 2022
The family of Robert and Jan Sershen recently made a donation to the Lake City baseball program. The funds were used to purchase new benches that were built for the junior varsity baseball dugouts, a weighted cover for home plate, and a wrap on the varsity baseball home dugout (pictured). Robert...

VFW donates $2,000 to high school bowling team

Oct 12, 2022
On Saturday, Oct. 8, prior to the home bowling meet at Port 104, VFW Post 8729 presented the Lake City High School Bowling Team with a check for $2,000 to help with expenses for the expanding program. Pictured accepting the check are Captains Resa Laqua and Jaxson Kohrs with VFW members Wally Banks...

Hadlers direct $5,000 donation to Happy Go Luckies 4-H club

Sep 21, 2022
Local farmers Kevin and Barb Hadler recently directed a $5,000 Bayer Fund America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation to the Belvidere Happy Go Luckies 4-H Club. These funds will support the club members and the areas they are involved in throughout the 4-H program. The club also looks forward...

Tony Hebert golf tourney raises money for ambulance service

Sep 7, 2022
Laurie Hebert (second from right) presents a check in the amount of $5,000 to Sara Rybarczyk (right), ambulance director for the City of Lake City. This money was raised at the annual Golf Tournament held in the memory of Tony Hebert, a life-long resident of Lake City who was killed in action in...

Rotary club donates $1,000 to local Packing for the Weekend program

Aug 31, 2022
The Lake City Rotary Club donated $1,000 to the Packing for the Weekend program recently. Packing for the Weekend provides weekend meals for children in low-income famililes in the Lake City area. Pictured are Packing for the Weekend representative Al Thompson (left) and Lake City Rotary Club...

Kieffers donate dugout benches

Aug 24, 2022
The Kieffer family has made another donation to the Lake City baseball program. Pictured sitting on new dugout benches donated by the family are Donna Kieffer (left) and her son Todd Kieffer. “The Kieffer family has routinely made generous donations to the Lake City baseball program,” varsity...

Blim joins community foundation board

Aug 17, 2022
The Greater Lake City Community Foundation has announced that Erika Blim has been added to the Board of Directors. “Erika is a native of Lake City, currently works as a realtor at Lakeshore Real Estate, and is an EMT with the Lake City Ambulance Authority. She and her husband, Tyler, live in the...

Gardenaires donate $1,500 raised at garden tour

Aug 3, 2022
The Lake City Gardenaire Garden Club sponsored their first ever garden tour as part of Lake City’s sesquicentennial and they are excited to show their 150, times ten. “The garden club’s successful garden tour was on July 16,” the club said in a news release. “The garden club is happy to share that...

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