To the editor:
As director of Mingo Social Services, I would like to thank the generous, caring people of the community for making the Thanksgiving distribution a success.
Thank you to Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Tri-State Security, Columbia Gas of Ohio, Mingo High School Class of 1960, Tri-State Charities, Wheeler Funeral Home, Weldon Trucking, Jefferson County Commissioner Tom Gentile, VFW of Mingo Junction, Shanagu Club, St. Agnes Church, Harmony Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church, First United Presbyterian Church, St. Andrew's Orthodox Church, Holy Ressurection, Serbian Orthodox Church, St. Agnes Church Women's Club, St. Francis Society, Indian Creek Juniot High School and Hills Elementary School.
Thanks also to all of the former residents of Mingo Junction who now live in Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Columbus,Wintersville and Steubenville; all of the caring people of Mingo Junction; and the Herald-Star for all of its support to the United Way agencies.
And thanks to all of the volunteers who dedicated their time to help: Ken Mazik, Dorothy Mazik, Daniel Hayes, Judy Eddy, Jackie Brown, James McClung, Pam DiCarlo, Jane Crisante, Ron Mitchell, Mary Alice Mitchell, Joyce Whyte, Barb Kauffman, Micah DiCarlo, Janet Pavlov, Andy Pavlov, Terry Mullins, Aaron Dickey, Becky Rager, John Wright, Dana Nichols, Brandon Montgomery, Randy DiCarlo, Cathy Risdon, Chris Taylor, Kathy DiBenedetto, Michael Potenzini, John Fabian, Denise Bennington, Kim Crugnale, Karen O'Leary, Kathy Hoover and Donna Lucas, as well as anyone who may have been left out by mistake.