The Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library would like to thank everyone who contributed to our “Love Your Library” Silent Auction Fundraiser in February. 

A heartfelt thank you to the following donors and auction volunteers:

Don’s Auto, Shear Hair, King & King: Ryan King & Wes Messing, 123 Escape Room, Scott Pike ICPD, Diane Delaney, Studio M Salon & Spa, Backyard Creations, Big Boy, Silver Grill, Gem & Diamond, Lucky’s Steakhouse, Anytime Fitness, Nick’s Warehouse, Kempf’s Imlay City Florist, Countryside Banquet Center, Jessica Keeping, Doug Halabicky State Farm, Imlay City Post Office, Wendy Gottschalk, Hungry Howie’s, The Pincushion, Tri-County Bank, Mortimer Lumber, Mandy Summers, Gerald Nelson, Jessica Bostian, Carol Kocik, Luke Shaulis, Dante Morris, Susan Hanser, Judy Blum, Cynthia Stroebel, Jenny Fick, Connie Frank, Stu & Deanna Davis, Willene Tanis, Deb Miller & Family, Woodchips BBQ, Comic Explosion, Abraham Johnson, Polar Palace, Lake Nepessing Golfland, Tracy Aldrich, Thibodeau Physical Therapy, Earthly Arts, Catherine Minolli—Peaceful Moon Yoga, Judy Vandenberg, Kay Hendricksen, Catherine Yezak, Teresa Richey, Erica Romska, Napa, Grondins, TSC, Lumberjack Shack, The Print Shop, John Stoutenberg, Karen Groll, Corine Louwsma, Jack & Jane Bostian, 4th Street Antiques, Tom Youatt, Kelly’s Pet Salon, Timmers Fried Chicken, Marilyn Seidel, Diane Willick, Tri-City Times, Woods-N-Water News, Len’s Party Store, Helene Lewis, Maria Bright, Martha Caldwell, Imlay City Historical Society, Pizza Machine, Deb Stallings, Carol Rodgers, Elise Zuidema, Marge DeYonker, Susan Iaderosa, Tricia Thompson, Kevin Kennel, Kathy Eschenberg, Trish Stroebel, Dee Greenwald, Jim Sillers, Janet DeLine, Hiram’s, Imlay City Hardware, Lynn Foltz, Nacho’s, Dean’s Antiques, Indigo Lavender Farm, Milnes Chevrolet, and Sharon & Robert Muir. 

There were several anonymous donors, and we thank them as well as anyone we may have inadvertently missed. Many thanks are also due to our very generous bidders, who donated almost $4,000 to the library through this event. We hope everyone enjoyed bidding and participating. 

Extra special thanks are reserved for library trustee Cynthia Stroebel, who makes our auction the success it is through all her hard work tracking down donations, coordinating auction set up, making all the phone calls to winners, and writing countless thank you cards. We couldn’t do it without her!


—Tracy Aldrich, Director