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^ HUNTLEY ^«»>s£cfc ^ VOLUME 15 — NUMBER 50 THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1975 - PHONE — 669-5621 — If No Answer 459-0998 or 459-1456 .FRANK PARISEK PO 192 HUNTLEY, ILL 10 PAGES SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 IOC PER COPY HUNTLEY FIREMEN GET $12,120.00 FROM BENEFITMARCH 8 Pictured above is Chief PhU Freund, Charlotte Freund and Ed Piske ag Mrs. Marge O'Brien, Managing Editor of the Huntley Fannside News¬ paper presented a cbeck for $151.50 to the Fire Department as tbeir share A total of $12,120.00 net was raised by the Huntley Firemen and people of tho Hur.tiey Fire Protec¬ tion District in a campaign to pay off the Fire Department's Rescue Vehicle. The firemen had set a goal of 58,000.00 which would pay off tho vehicle. This amount was reach: ed before tho dance last Saturday night which culminated a 2 month campaign. During these two months? the Firemen went to evei7 home in Iiie district asking a ten dollar donation. Donalions ranged from 4 and 5c given by grade scbool chil¬ dren up to $500.00. A check for $151.50 was pre¬ sented to Fire Chief PhU Freund from the Huotiey Farmside News- pitper at the dance last Saturday night. This represented % of the amount collected in a special sub¬ scription drive by the newspaper. Approximately 400 people attend¬ ed the dance. Although one fireman who was tending bar was heard to say "It seemed like 10,000." The winner of the TV from V&V Elcctroiijcs was won by Bob Korst Continued on Page Two 1^,120. • THANK YOU • To the generous people of the Huntley Fire Protect¬ ion District. The Huntley Firemen would like to thank all the residents for their cooperation and generosity. You have exceeded our goal of $8,000.00. The net proceeds of the Rescue Squad Benefit is $12,120.00. Without your help this could not have been possible. Thank You The Huntley Fire Department -4'-is of proceeds gained from a subscription promotion. Shown above Leonard Ackman, Lyle Koppen and Chief Freund as they, burned tiie mortgage on the Re«cue Vehicle. State Contest Winners by Doug Strickland Last Satuirday, tiie Huntley Hi^ School band and chorus participated in the State Solo and Ensemble Contest at Hononegah High School in RocJctom. The band did rather well, earning four division one rat¬ ings and five division two ratings. The chorus also bad a fine day, gaining three division one rating* and one division two rating. Hiie band, with the direction of director Hank Waztiiel, gained thdr division one berths in tbe form of a clarinet quaitet, a brass quintet, a percussion enseoible, and a wood¬ wind quintet. The darinet quartet performed "Minuetto" to gain their rating, and the group consisted of Janice Parisek, Lonnie Nerby, Tanuny Ziller, and Sandy Wicke. The brass quintet was made up of Eteve Hill, Greg Stroupe, Shane Jordi, Mike Kahl, and Dave Strick¬ land, and did "Prelude and Banin- Contlnued on Page Two STATE WINNERS Huntley American Legion Hold 56th Birthday Celebration March 8th Pictured above are Don Enstrom, Harry Weltzien and Pat WUliams, cutting the Legion Bbthday Cake In the left picture. Shown on tbe right are Joim Geiger, Past Natlooal Commander, Bob Schultz, President of the HnnUey Legkm and two stewardesses. Unda Borhart sad vmmle. from HunUey. Ibe lower ^ctores show Hany Purtfoai and Qofai CBrien receivlag citatioiis from Bob Sduitts. Village Board Minutes The Regular Meeting of the Vil¬ lage Board of Trustees was held in the Boatxi Room of tbe Village Hail, Thursday evening. Marcb 6, 1975 at 7:30 P.M. The following officers were p««- .sent: President Bnstrom, Trustees Frank, E)rg«rs, Ackman, Strmine and Mannimg. with Attorney Caldwell. Randy Woodman of B-ix+^r and Woodman erf Baxter and Woodwwi, Chief of Piriice Dziewior and Percy Swanson. Tbc meetinfr was called to nM*^ with tho presentation of the FeHnu- ary 6, 1975 mimites. A motion was madp by Tnistee Eggers, secondH l>y Trustee Frank, to approve tbe minutes as presented, and upon roll oall. all members voted aye and they .<;tood apf>roved. ¦nie President then presented ttis Treasu-er's Rc«nort and Manage¬ ment report for January 31, 1975. The Clerk was recfuestod to change the coding of the audit expense and to ask the Treasurer to transf^ this expense to the Management and Consultation expenditure in tlte Le¬ gal and Professional Department Also, the inairanco expense for the waterworts emrloyees was to be tnansferred from the General Ftaod to the Sewer and Water Ftond ex¬ penditures. Mr. S'roDpe aslced if there might be some way to project the probable Income for tbe com¬ ing year. Mr. Eggers requested the Clerk to have the coding of ac¬ counts put on the management re¬ port by the auditors. ,\fter this dis¬ cussion, a motion was made by Trustee Frank, seoonded by Trustee Ackman, to approve the Treasurer's Report and the Management Report as presented, aixi upon roll call, all members voted aye and the Re¬ ports were approved. Continned on Back Page .VILLAGE BOARD LEGION'S 56TH BIRTHDAY Last Saturday, March 8th the Huntiey Anverican Legion held a idn ner celebrating tlieir Sftth anniver. sary. The roast beef dinner was served by the ladies of the l3t Con- greg-ational Church. Hairy Weltzien. Don Enstrom and Pat Williams all l|fe members of the post, cut the cake with a sabre. Rev. Dr. Robt. Pnank gave tlie opening prayer. Following the dinner Don EnSJtrom and Bob Schultz presented pin for years of niembei-ship to Legionnaires. Tlie Auxiliary Department President, Gerry Wright and Marilyn Eckman then gave tho ladies their service pins. Attending the birthday dinner were honored guests. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Purdom and Mr. and Mrs. Quin O'Brien. Each of the men were presented citation for their many years of service and contribu¬ tions to the Huntley Legion. Mrs. Marilyn Ackman, president of the Legion Au-xiliary in Huntley then presented Presider* Bob Schjiltz with a new freezer for tl^ I-egion home. Tlie madn speaker of tho evening, John Geiger; was asked to the podium. Mr. Geiger was National Commander in 1972 and is presently serving as Director of Govemment Affairs for United Air¬ lines. He spoke on keeping America well armed and alert to any aggres¬ sive situatiom. He said that tbe small town is the backbone of the Legion. Rev. Dr. Robt. Frank gave tJie benediction bringing tbe dinner to a dose.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
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|Publisher||This Collection was digitized and loaded into CONTENTdm by OCLC Preservation Service Center (Bethlehem, PA) for the Huntley Area Public Library|
|Source||Reproduction of library's print newspaper archives|