The 2018 WGEL Pie Auction is in the history books and it was another great success thanks to the generosity of our community!
Our Day Three total Wednesday came to $5,895…bringing this year’s overall pie auction total to $13,545 – all to benefit the Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation.
Thanks to the full list of this year’s pie bakers: Mike Wilhite from the Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation; Pocahontas School Principal Jason Rakers; Sorento School Principal Kara Harris; Mulberry Grove Elementary School Principal Casie Bowman; Unit 1 Superintendent Stephen Phillips; Emily Hartmann from the Bond County Soil & Water Conservation District; Kyle Johnson From the BCSWD & Bond County Farm Bureau Boards; Greenville Elementary School Principal Eric Swingler; Greenville Jr. High Principal Gary Brauns; Bond County Health Department Administrator Sean Eifert; Greenville Economic Development Director Bill Walker; Dusty Bauer from The First National Bank; Tim Watson from Arthur Young Chevrolet; Comets Head Football Coach Todd Huthcinson; Comets Basketball Coach Todd Cantrill; Pastor Tyson Graber of the Greenville First Christian Church; WGEL Farm Reporter Joe Doll; Joe Whalen from the Greenville Knights of Columbus; and Bradford National Bank President Doug Stroud.
Most of all, thanks to everyone who bid on or bought a pie, and for the many outright donations that were made as part of this effort.
The 5th Annual Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation Celebration of Life Festival is Saturday, September 29, from 4:30 – 10:00 p.m., at the American Farm Heritage Museum. The theme is “Hope Lives Here.” The opening ceremony is at 5:00 p.m. and there will be live entertainment, food, games, bounce houses and other activities. The luminary ceremony is at 9:00 p.m.