We wish to offer our thanks everyone who attended the Grill Games festival this weekend and to our festival partner, Kenosha YMCA. A big THANK YOU to our presenting sponsors, Festival Foods, Kenosha News, and Magnum Media, as well as all of the sponsors who made the event possible: Gordie Boucher Ford, Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C., Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, C.J.W., Inc., ULINE, Snap-on Inc., Lou Perrine’s Gas And Grocery, Ocean Spray, Aurora Health Care, Bane Nelson, Champion Windows & Sunrooms, Costco, Crown Trophy, Gruber Law Office, James Hardie Building Products, Kenosha Nissan, Snap-on Inc., and U.S. Cellular.
Special thanks to the businesses who donated goods and services to help staff and our volunteers! They include Otto Nelson Moving & Storage who expertly moved us there and made a seperate trip to pick up the water donated for our volunteers, Niagra Bottling, LLC who donated the water for our volunteers, Meijer, Inc. who donated soda for the volunteers, Birchwood Foods who donated hamburgers for the volunteers, and ULINE who donated all of the cleaning supplies from which everyone benefited.
We are thankful to live and work in a great community filled with wonderful volunteers without whom the festival would not be possible. We wish to extend our warmest thanks to our Ambassadors and all of the friends, families, businesses, and organizations who return year after year to volunteer. Some of those extraordinairy volunteers who Captained an area and went above and beyond include Kenosha Police Department Officer Tyler Cochran and the Police Explorers, Patti Molitor of Snap-On, Inc., Dennis DuChene of Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Todd Jacobs, Noel Boots of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Tom Ogilvie of EZ Pack n’ Ship, Rantell Ramirez – Realtor, Lisa Quarino of ULINE, Sarah Severson of ULINE, Alexa Ramirez who learned to facepaint just to bring smiles to children at the festival, Naziear Harvey who came to volunteer for 2 hours and stayed for 12 doing the heaviest job because he could see he was needed, and the wonderful volunteers from RSVP who have been assisting and volunteering for our Chamber for many years. All of their efforts are so greatly appreciated.