Thank you…

A simple “thank you” just doesn’t seem like enough to all who helped make Music Fest 2017 such a wonderful day.

To our sponsors – without your support this event would not be possible – Midland States Bank, CGH Medical Center, Walmart DC, Northern Illinois Cancer Treatment Center, Brothers Flooring, Grummert’s Hardware, Comcast, Fastenal, Select Employees Credit Union, Winstead Pallet & Mulch, McCormick’s Nursery, Astec Mobile Screens, Hollyhock Hill Farms, HALO Branded Solutions, Scholl Insurance, Yellow Dog Publishing, Edward Jones Agent Nick Lareau, Majeski Motors, The Precinct and North End.

To all our Volunteers – You guys ROCK! From a full day of set up in the heat and humidity on Friday with our core committee and friends at Distinctive Gardens; to a 16 hour day of fun on Saturday with ALL 50 OF YOU who contributed to the day; to our committee being right back at it Sunday morning for more tear down and picking up the last few pieces on Monday night. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.

To our food vendors – Dairy Mart Plus and Papa Tom’s BBQ and Catering who have been with us since our first Music Fest 6 years ago, and Kokomo’s and The Cheese Market for joining us this year. Thank you for keeping everyone fed and hydrated!!

To our bands – Pete’s Sake, 3 on the Tree, Jaime Rojo, Miles Nielsen & the Rusted Hearts and Royal Bliss – You all are amazing, and we hope you enjoyed your time in Sterling, and our beautiful Grandon Civic Center, as much as we enjoyed having you here. THANK YOU!

We also had two great photographers capturing the day for us, and we owe them a great deal of thanks – Lori VanOosten/Studio LPP and Jennifer Lubbs.   We’ll be sharing their great work soon!

And to our core committee, Jay Pauley, Dan & Robin Duncan, Mike Shull, James Jones, Brent & Denise Young – your countless hours of time and dedication to this event are what make this event happen!

Lastly, thank YOU to all who came out and spent all or part of the day at Sterling Main Street Music Fest, your support of our community, live music and the arts is so greatly appreciated! We hope you enjoyed your day!

And to anyone who I forgot to mention…..Thank you.


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