Thank you! Special thanks to our members who generously took part in this year’s Festival of Lights on Saturday!!
Free carriage rides around the square were sponsored by Pate Funeral Hone.
Stockings were put together for children in Capitol Park and over 60 families met with Old St. Nick. Thank you to Simpson Photography for taking great family photos with Santa and his friends! Special thanks to the following members for helping to make the stockings a reality and fund the event. Benton Rotary Club, Benton Super Lube, BonzFire Grill, Changing Seasons Ace Hardware, Dunagan’s Collision, Flowers By Dave, Hometown Customs, Kimmel Chaplain Pharmacy, Peoples National Bank, Rend City Tattoo, Tequila’s, The Drew Law Group, The Weeping Willow, and US Bank.
Thank you to Benton KOA and People’s National Bank for putting together activity booths and Bonzfire Grill and Geo’s for providing food to attendees. The Benton Police Department had a great fundraiser for Shop with a Cop!! Rend Lake Tourism took some great footage that will help promote our great community!
Recognition as well to the City of Benton for hosting the event and their staff and event volunteers for organizing it. Thank you to the Benton Student Chamber and Bob Haggerman’s Shop class for checking the wreaths and garlands. Last but not least, thank you to the Street Department for putting the wreath and garlands up and the Benton & West City Fire Departments for decorating the square. Everyone involved did an amazing job!!