LACE gives pancake breakfast funds to first responders

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LACE Director Maureen Grady-Perovich presents checks to American Legion, LFD, and LPD

by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (February 11, 2022) – The Lansing Association for Community Events (LACE) presented a total of $1,200 to Lansing’s American Legion, the Lansing Police Department, and the Lansing Fire Department on Wednesday, February 9, and Thursday, February 10. The money had been raised during a 2021 pancake breakfast that was designated for veterans and first responders. The breakfast was part of Autumn Fest 2021, a LACE-sponsored event for the community.

The American Legion, the Lansing Police Department, and the Lansing Fire Department each received a $400 check from LACE to use at their discretion.

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LACE Director Maureen Grady-Perovich (second from left) presents a check to Dan McDevitt (far left), Post Commander Ralph Leyba, and Dennis Altgilbers (far right) on February 9, 2022. (Photo provided)
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LACE Director Maureen Grady-Perovich (second from left) presents checks to Lansing Police Chief Al Phillips (far left) and Chief Chad Kooyenga and Deputy Chief Bill Stubitsch (far right) of the Lansing Fire Department on Thursday, February 10. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

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