Lyons Elks Lodge No. 869 recently held its 36th annual Mother’s Day awards ceremony to honor its Mother of the Year essay contest winners in the Lodge’s Social Hall.
Contest entries were submitted in cooperation with Lyons Elementary School. This year’s winners are Gregory Kesel, Brady Bastian and Isabelle Shove.
Kesel is a second-grader in Ms. Ford’s class and the son of Tara Kesel. Bastian is a third-grader in Mr. DiSanto’s class and the son of Kendra Bastian. Shove is a sixth-grader in Ms. Palmisano’s class and the daughter of Heather Shove.
The mothers received framed copies of the winning essays along with plaques recognizing their selection as Mother of the Year. They were treated to a pasta dinner prepared by Elks Lodge.