On Monday January 21, 2019, at the State of the Village presentation, Mayor Pecak presented the Community Recognition Award to three individuals Paula Garcia, Gail Clark and Don Smith.
Paula Garcia was recognized for coordinating efforts and managing the Lisle Food Pantry Garden for the past two years. She has recruited and organized volunteers as well as spending numerous hours planting, maintaining and harvesting the crops produced by the garden.
Gail Clark was recognized for being a key volunteer at the Lisle Food Pantry Garden. She has also volunteered many hours planning and maintaining the garden. Gail has also helped to prep the soil for the next planting season.
Also recognized was Don Smith, who volunteers much of his time as a member of Lisle VFW Post 5696 and contributed greatly to this year’s car shows held in downtown Lisle. Don also donated many hours coordinating a volunteer event with Home Depot at Benedictine University that resulted in a pier flag poles, landscaping and more be installed at Lake St. Benedict on the Benedictine University campus.
The Village congratulates these individuals on receiving this well-deserved award!
The Village of Lisle Community Recognition program honors residents and businesses that have made significant contributions to the community.