First, a sincere thank you to our volunteers – Danielle Papelino from Heritage Farms and the teams from Access CNY and the Resource Center for Independent Living. We couldn’t ask for a better crew to help with tagging, counting, loading and all the other tasks it takes to get these trees to our enlisted men and women.
Thank you to the Madison County Courier and News | LocalSYR | NewsChannel 9 WSYR – Syracuse and 98.7 FM for promoting and reporting on the Trees for Troops initiative and helping us make our 2017 goal.
Finally, thank you to our donors; without you, none of this would be possible. We especially thank those of you who continue to donate year after year.
Donating this year were:
Canastota VFW Post 600, Dr. Linda Imboden, Theresa Phillips, Bonnie Zajac, Carmen and Cindy Bertolero, Marie and Harold Harty, John and Janet Butkins, Monica J. Koehler, Carl and Lynne Ahnert, Captor Wildlife Services Inc., Jim Brower, Tom and Jean Martin, Jim and Sandy Murphy, Tewana A. Callahan, Joanne and John Rosser, Thomas and Emily Sorbello, DeBrucque Greenhouses, Cecelia Nardslico, American Legion Post 140 Auxiliary, Durhamville Vets Club, Canastota Central School FBLA, Canastota Central School Student Government Association, Canastota Central School FFA, Hardway Farm, Lori and Bob Valentine, Jerry and Dustin McDonough, Munnsville Fire Department, American Legion Post 140, Durhamville Vets Auxiliary, Bonnie MacIntyre, Robert MacIntyre Jr., Edward and Barbara Reed, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Allison and Gertrude Brooker, Wampsville Volunteer Fire Department, Denise Seltzer, Arika Colello, Matthew McLarger, Nancy Stamp, Lois Hood, Community Bank – Canastota, Gina Hannas-DuFresne and Stephen DuFresne in memory of Gail DuFresne, Kimberly VanOrmer, Jeremy and Kristina Shaw, Doris Monroe, Brian and Kimberly Shaw, Church of New Hope – Hope Christian Fellowship, American Legion Crowley-Barnum Post 25, Christine Parkhurst, Cynthia and John Withers, Dennis and Sharon DePerro, Whitestown Unit 1113 American Legion Auxiliary, David and Lisa Miller, Canastota Lions Club, Canastota VFW Post 600, John Sherwood, in memory of Vincent B. Morrison (founder of Veterans Fasteners, Syracuse), Sylvan Beach Unit 1153 Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion Post 1153, Sylvan Beach American Legion No. 1153, Ryan Sheedy, Elizabeth and Daryl Rocker, North Broad Street Elementary School, Angela Fasoldt, Chawn and Christine O’Dell, Firley-Moran-Freer and Eassa CPA PC (who donated 16 trees), Carol Zarzecki in memory of Stanley Zarzecki, Christina Farchette, Jeff and Margo Frink, Sons of Durhamville Vets, Dan and Ruth Beasley, Sons of the Aerican Legion – Oneida, Roberts Street Elementary School, Jesse and Christina Puchales Sr., Ellen Hauck LeClair, Vicky Buske, Michelle Coyne, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 169, John and Sandy Romagnoli, the Kallinicos Family in memory of Theresa Kallinicos, Community Bank – Oneida (main office), Dr. Michael Soeder, Jon Groom, the Peters Family, Angela Wagler Rudd, Jo Jo Cesario, Jay Henderburg Farm (collected 36 trees) and anonymous donors.
Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts; we look forward to setting and meeting a new goal in 2018.
Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and happy New Year!
Romagnoli’s Christmas Tree Farm