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Thank you For A Successful Inagural Event!

Recognizing the two year anniversary of Justin’s passing.


Event Winners

Brandon & Kerri Paddock - Harley Davidson

Suzi Meo - Lake House

Theresa Battle - JukeBox

Steve Coates - $500 Vivid Seats gift card


A Special Thanks...

Thank You ALL for joining us on July 10, 2021 at our inaugural JWEGSTRONG Fundraiser! To our family, friends, JWEGSTRONG supporters, friends at Naperville Central High School, the University of Wisconsin Whitewater, to the entire Naperville Community, and all who have become a part of the JWEGSTRONG family along the way - we extend our sincere love and appreciation for being a part of Justin’s life and keeping his memory alive! There are not nearly enough words to express what you all mean to us.

There are so many people to thank who have helped make this event possible, please know that we appreciate EVERY donation, gesture, positive thought, kind words, and long hugs. Thank you to the Naperville Park District (Ray McGury, Brad Wilson, and Mike King), Naperville Little League and the Naperville Park District Police.

To Mike Llewellyn and all of the donors who made the Justin Wegner Memorial Scoreboard a reality. Thank you to Tim Belgio, Tom Belgio and all of Belgio’s Catering, Jim Ebel and Two Brothers Brewery, Will Cullen and Raffi Demerdjian from Empire Burgers, Anthony Losurdo and Hugo’s, John Rodgers (boxed water really does taste better), to Dan Veles Lee ‘n Eddie’s Catering, Jim Martin Neary-Martin, John Wons – Website Manager, Positively Naperville, Blake Baumgartner (you are an epic Storyteller)! Thank you to Colleen Abrahamovich, the best photographer! Thanks to Debbie Park and Laura Petrungaro for the awesome centerpieces! Thank you to those that donated items for the Silent Auction, Raffle Baskets, and for the Big Drawing (Kathy Alvarez, Paul Owens, and John Schultz), we are forever grateful for each of these gifts.

Thanks to the Dan Hattans for an awesome show – Dave Rios, Dan Cutaia, Goji Tanabe, Pat Murphy, Jim Buck, Daniel Nigg, Matt “Mandolin” Kaley – you guys are amazing – thank you!

A special thank you to Ray Kinney and Christina Fulsang of Minuteman Press & Blooming Color.

A very very special shout out and HUGE THANK YOU to Nicole Soreng and Lauren Lebron – you two are Social Media Masters!! #purelyawesome!!!

Finally, thank you to our board members, Jason Wegner, Ed Wegner, Ray Kinney, Jerry Park, Mark Nowak & Brett Kapleman, for everything you continue to do for the foundation, you are all Jwegstrong!


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