Illinois State Police District 19 Interim Commander, Lieutenant Lance Hinkle,would like to announce the results of the 18th annual in-house Charity Auction held at the District 19 Headquarters on Monday, December 9th. Retired District 19 Troopers and current staff, along with local businesses and vendors, donated various items that were auctioned off. At the end of the day, approximately $2,100.00 was raised from the Charity Auction and other monetary donations.
As a result of the auction, District 19 will be able to make a $300.00 donation to charitable organizationsalreadyidentified in each of the seven counties it serves. The donations are being made to those charitable organizations coordinating programs for children in the area this holiday season.
Lieutenant Hinkle stated, “I would like to recognize andthank those who made the 18thannualDistrict 19 Charity Auction a success. If it was not for the continued generosity and work of those involved, these monetary donations would not have been possible.”
Lieutenant Hinklewould like to give special recognition to the following businesses and organizations for their donations to this year’s District 19 Charity Auction:
Mustard Seed Market -Fairfield
Cherry Street Automotive -Carmi
DiMaggio’s Pizza -Carmi
People’s National Bank -McLeansboro
Saline County Circuit Clerk Randy Nyberg-Harrisburg