Happiness all around

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Dr. Elias Trace, described by his wife, “There’s a pandemic. (tightens shoe laces and adjusts collar) Let’s do this.”
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Beckham and Kellan Oldenettal rang the Salvation Army Bell.
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Orthopedic Surgeon Darr Leutz takes a selfie while receiving his COVID-19 vaccination in Quincy last week.
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Liam Medlock and Mr. Tim Chipman enjoy Pajama Day at South Jacksonville School last week.
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Danny Kindred of Don’s Place, mans the grill cooking hot dogs for his Thursday weiner roasting event.
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Sherie Trace (far right) enjoyed presenting a check to Miss Peggy and Miss Polly from the Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen. Trace has spent the year hosting the Jacksonville Serial Tipper Facebook page. At the time of this publication, Trace, with the help of the community, has raised and given away over $21,000.
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Bryan Nyberg serves Dan Beard a drive-by hot dog and growler at a Don’s Place weekly event. (Check The Source ad for details).
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Kelley and Tony McCormick decorated their beloved VW Bus for holiday photos. You can see the great results at Karen Anderson Designs.  Kiwanis approved $500 for 2,000 masks to be delivered to the School District 117 buses. Pictured (from L to R) - Rich Klinker (Kiwanis Member), Donnie Bradley (Bus Drivers Union President), Luke Worrell (Kiwanis President), Justin McMurphy (Kiwanis Member), and Jake Price (Kiwanis President Elect)
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Kate Van Valey, back in March when schools said, “jump”, she asked, “Can we fly instead?” Never skipped a beat for her students.
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Lacey Beard helped shop for toys, one of the many Serial Tipper Random Acts of Kindness.
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Casie Darnell  and Misty Rowe of First Christian Church donated blood during a holiday blood drive.
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Darrin Gehrke and Konnie Trace donated books, from Beckham’s Book Shelf, while ringing the Salvation Army Bell for the Jacksonville Kiwanis Club.
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Employees of Jacksonville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation allowed their residents to get some fresh air and have the opportunity to visit with Santa.

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