Penny Parade 2013
Thursday, January 24, 2013
(as of 3/31/2013)

Thank you to all participating Galesburg & Abingdon schools!!

A special thanks to the contributions of Galesburg businesses: Baked, Blick Art Materials, Cherry Street Restaurant, & Q's Cafe.

Penny Parade 2012 Proceeds:  $2,189.52

Penny Parade, Thursday, January 24, 2013

Photos by Tom Foley

Penny Parade 2013 Proceeds
!!  $3,134.36
(as of 3/31/2013)


John Heasly and Barry Swanson both did a great job teaching us about folk music and Sandburg at the 2013 Penny Parade, on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

. PP2013 - John Heasly entertains

John Heasly entertains on guitar and harmonica.

 Watch Video: John Heasly entertains at 2012 Carl Sandburg Site “Penny Parade”
YouTube Video (provided by Karen Lynch) on website.

PP2013 - Pennies

 Pennies begin pouring in from our students at Galesburg area schools --.over $3,000 far!

PP2013 - Penny Jugs 

All conttibutions to the Penny Parade stay here in Galesburg. This year's funds will be used to paint the Sandburg Birthplace's Visitors Center.

PP2013 - Sayre & Panther heavy lifting

CSHSA Board members, Rick Sayre & Mike Panther, help with some of the heavy lifting. 
Did you know $100 in pennies weigh approximately 60 lbs!

PP 2013 - Barry Swanson waxes eloquent

Barry Swanson, CSHSA Board Member, shares some of his favorite tales of Carl Sandburg and his poetry.


Photos courtesy of Tom Foley, 309.342.9411(work), 309.351.3465 (cell),
113 S. Cherry St., Galesburg,IL 61401