Partly Cloudy
72°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast

Businesses, groups help Dixon Habitat

Published: Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Shown at the new Dixon Habitat for Humanity storage facility are Ryan Zimmerman, Dixon High School building trades class teacher; Gary Gehlbach of Ehrmann, Gehlbach, Badger, Lee & Considine LLC; Skip Thompson, construction manager of Dixon Habitat; Chris Gehlbach, president of Dixon Habitat; Rich Boysen, plant manager for Dixon Direct; Jeff Lovett, regional market president of Midland States Bank; David Schreiner, President/CEO of KSB Hospital; David Cain, manager of LRB Distributors Inc; and Jeff Renne, sales manager at Raynor Door Authority Sauk Valley. Photos submitted by Chris Gehlbach.
Students in the Dixon High School building trades class are shown at the Dixon Habitat storage facility with Ryan Zimmerman, and Chris Gehlbach.

DIXON – A group of local and area businesses recently donated money to build a storage facility for Dixon Habitat for Humanity at First Street and College Avenue.

Those donating were Ehrmann, Gehlbach, Badger, Lee & Conaidine LLC; KSB Hospital; MIdland States Bank; Dixon Direct; and LRB Distributors, Inc.

Wes and Tammi Sherman donated the land. Dixon High School building trades class students are constructing the facility, and Raynor Door Authority Sauk Valley donated and installed the doors.

National video

Reader Poll

The high school football season begins Aug. 26. Do you plan to attend any games?
Yes, I’m a big fan and will attend most of my team’s games
Yes, I’ll attend maybe half of the games
Yes, I’ll go to at least one game
No, but I’ll follow high school football in the media
No, not interested