Wilhelm Benefit Spaghetti Supper Successful!
Alvo's population was tripled on Saturday when between 350 - 400 showed up to support Neal and Jen Wilhelm - and eat spaghetti, pie and cookies. Over $9000 presented to Neal and Jen thanks to the generosity of friends and neighbors. Support from outside the community included raffle items, food and drink.
Thanks to these businesses, families and individuals:
Village Inn - Lincoln (50 pies and more)
Wal-Mart - Lincoln
Eagle Grocery Store - Eagle
Casey's General Stores, Inc. - Eagle
Eagle Raceway - Eagle
Baker's Candies - Greenwood (the best chocolate you will ever enjoy)
Round the Bend Steakhouse - rural Ashland (the best steak around and the official restaurant of Alvo Fire Department and Alvo Rescue Squad)
Eagle State Bank - Eagle
Alvo Fire Department - Alvo
Ernie's of Ceresco - Ceresco
Runza - Lincoln
Hu Hot Mongolian Grill - Lincoln (one of the best places to get rid of hunger for asian food)
Wiles Paint and Body - Greenwood
Hy-Vee - Lincoln
Grandmother's - Lincoln
Amigo's - Lincoln
Doris Kinney - Alvo (Charter member, Alvo Rescue Squad and baker of great cookies)
Merri Smally -
Joe and Paula Predmore -
Husker Car Wash - Lincoln
Skeeter Barnes - Lincoln (Editor's choice for barbecue and the best peanut cole slaw ever)
La Paloma - Lincoln
Lazlo's - Lincoln (good food and great beer)
A-Bob's Signs - Lincoln
Jenn's Designs (Jenn Koutecky) - Alvo
Kelly, Trenton and Trevor Brown - Alvo (Clean up, pie monitoring and raffle ticket sellers)
Earl May Garden Center - Lincoln
Phillip Wayne Cox - Tennessee (Came to play country and bluegrass for his friend, Neal)
Koutecky Remodeling - Alvo
Greenfield's Cafe - Lincoln
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery - Lincoln
Dr. Mark Eiler, DC - Omaha
Cheddars - Lincoln (Editor's choice for southern cooking)
Carlos O'Kelly's - Lincoln
Texas Roadhouse - Lincoln
Cherished Images by Beverly - Lincoln
Bobby, Sara, Charley, Gracyn and Ryker Hanes - Alvo
Jeff and Dorene Sillman - Alvo
Custom Heating and Cooling - Walton
KZCO Employees - Ashland
Menard's - Lincoln
Scheels - Lincoln
Smoking Gun Jerky - Lincoln
Shon Olson and family - Alvo
Sylvester Bartek - Lincoln
A huge THANK YOU to all of you!
Trudy Berkey, Karen Dahms, Gayla Mellen & Karly Mellen served for 5 hours.
Looking east on 2nd Street.
Vicki Vosler keeps the spaghetti coming.
Looking west on 2nd Street.
Chaz Mellen practices his serving skills.
Neal looks a lot better than on May 11th.
Phillip Wayne Cox plays for dancers as well as listeners.
Pie Guy 1 (Trenton Brown) "Only one slice at a time, please."
Phillip Wayne Cox came from Tennessee - Thanks for sharing your talent.
Pie Guy 2 (Trevor Brown) "I see pies in my sleep!"
Lois Patton - the pie lady.
Jen & Neal Wilhelm - they waited until everyone else was fed.
"Making love isn't so unusual - if you're walking around the world doing anyone any good - you're making love." - Mark Nelson