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SBL Holiday Festival Raises More Than $178,000

December 13, 2023 8:18 a.m.

The Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Foundation is pleased to announce that its annual Holiday Festival raised more than $178,000 to support SBL Behavioral Health Services.

All proceeds from the event will help Behavioral Health Services (BHS) provide emergent needs for uninsured patients, resources for providers to use in therapy, assistance with the substance abuse crisis in the communities SBL serves and fund school assemblies to address mental health needs of area youth.

“Proceeds from this year’s Holiday Festival will assist our BHS team as it continues to address mental health needs in this region,” SBL Special Events Officer Kim Lockart said. “We’re very appreciative of everyone who supported the Holiday Festival in any way.”

Lockart continued, “The Foundation and committee are already looking forward to Holiday Festival 2024 - seeing the creativity of our designers and sharing the event with our generous donors and the community.”

The SBL Health Foundation also thanks the following Holiday Festival sponsors for their support of the event: Partner, SC3F Wealth Management; Media Sponsor, Consolidated Communications; Title sponsors: Davis-Houk Mechanical, Inc., and Meadowview Golf Course.

Gala & Live Auction sponsors: Consociate Health; Mike & Jayne Genta; and Doug & Tracey McCord; Online Auction sponsors: 1st Federal Savings & Loan; Adams Memorials; BSA LifeStructures; Roger & Ann Beck, PhDs; First Mid; First Neighbor Bank; Ron & Kathlene Harshman in memory of Douglas O. Shank and Sheila M. Harshman; and Unique Suites; Memory Star sponsors: Barbara J. Hall, and William Hill, PhD.

Festival sponsors: Dr. Arnold & Fides Agapito; Anderson Electric; Cromwell Media; Tim & Donna Dye; James & Sandra Ernst; Wayne & Rhonda Fleming; Colt & Nicole Guthridge; Lou & Mary Hencken; Leon & Karen Huffmaster; Linda K. Keeler; Dr. Charly & Nancy Nguyen; Hank & Jill Nilsen, PhD; Northwest Properties; Thom & Kathleen Pschirrer; Ron & Debbie Saddoris; Doug & Nancy Schilling: Slumberland Furniture; Erik & Erica Stollard; Dr. Derek & Kimberly Stout and Family; Washington Savings Bank; and Darren & Brooke Zerrusen.

For more information about making a donation to the Sarah Bush Lincoln, contact the SBL Health Foundation at 217-258-2511.



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