Bethalto Mayor Alan WinslowThe 5th Annual Mayor's Dinner and Charity Auction for Bethalto Charities recently raised several thousands of dollars for a couple of their traditional beneficiaries.  This year's beneficiaries are the Community Hope Center and Special Olympics Illinois.  The village is also holding some of the $17,000 or so raised in case some other charity need arises over the next year.

Bethalto Mayor Alan Winslow says donations were down a little again this year.

Winslow comments

Special Olympics Illinois is one of the charities Bethalto has donated to for a long time.  In the past, the village has also donated to the Komen Foundation.

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