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Wayne City Bean Days started our day off with a great surprise! We had no idea that my sister-in-law, currently stationed in Tampa, would be joining us this weekend until we arrived in Wayne City and she was there! Thank you to the people of Wayne City for welcoming us and to all those that joined us this morning, especially my sister-in-law.
Marathon Community Day was a great reminder of what a blessing Marathon is to our community and the nation. The Crawford County Marathon location employs approximately 700 employees regularly. They also employ up to 2,000 additional contracted employees depending on their current project needs. Thank you, Marathon for continuing to improve our community. We are thankful for you.
The 51st Annual Fairfield Fall Festival proved so much fun Friday that we went back to spend the day and evening with them on Saturday. We started with the Masonic Lodge breakfast and continued at the Republican Booth where we were impressed by the support shown. The Republican booth was full of excitement as people expressed their desire for conservative values. I am excited to be a conservative choice. It was proven tonight that Fairfield …
There was a very informative training on “Sensory Needs, Behaviors and IEPs” this evening. Hosted by Crawford County Autism Awareness and Family Matters. Over 50 people were in attendance to learn and support one another. I am proud of this group and all of their efforts to bring acceptance and awareness.
The McLeansboro Fall Festival was a great success!! Tons of people lined the sidewalks for the parade. What a pleasure to meet so many from Hamilton and surrounding counties. We visited with State Representative Patrick Windhorst. We enjoyed dinner from the Christian Chapel Church while we listened to live music fill the streets. I would say Lisa had a pretty good birthday today. Happy birthday, Lisa!
The Sumner Fall Festival in Lawrence County was full of new and familiar faces. I always appreciate when a community comes together to celebrate. I also appreciate the opportunity to have lunch at the local Hoagie House. Where else can you get a sandwich like that?! Thank you Lawrence County for having us! We’ll be back soon!
Today is the first day to collect signatures to obtain your place on the ballot. When you run for office, you’re required to collect a minimum number of signatures depending on the office for which you are running. My goal is to collect 1,000 signatures. My wife Lisa was excited to hit the pavement collecting signatures this afternoon. Thank you to all of you that have already signed. We appreciate you! We’ll continue collecting signatures …