Peter Hamon chats with Marge Westergard (left) and Willeen Trethewy, both retired from the Reference and Loan Library.
Sharon Zindars, the retired director of Sun Prairie Public LIbrary, chats with Ron McCabe, director of McMillan Memorial Library in Wisconsin Rapids.
Peter visits wtih Bob Blitzke and Jane Grogan.
Ann shares family photos with Stef Morrill, SCLS Associate Director.
The treats were excellent! Cheese and crackers were compliments of Cedar Grove Cheese and the beer was donated by Capital Brewery.
Robert Wills, president of Cedar Grove Cheese, kept the cheese plate full. He is a member of the SCLS Honor Committee.
Ann shares family photos with Jane Grogan.
Stef Morrill, Jim Radke, and Gary Poulson, SCLS Trustee (left to right), sampled some of the culinary treats.
Enjoying the food and company are: Mary Prochniak from UW-Madison (left), Bob Hunter, and Mary Zimmerman.
Reception attendance was estimated at about 75.
Nearly $18,000 was raised for the SCLS Foundation in honor of Peter & Ann's lifetime of service to libraries.
Al Zimmerman, a family friend and retired DPI employee, shared some of his personal insights and stories about Peter & Ann.
Louise Robbins, UW-Madison, Peter, and Michele Besant, UW-Madison, listen as Al Zimmerman introduces the recipients of the SCLS Foundation's first Cornerstone Award.
SCLS Director Phyllis Davis presents the first Cornerstone Award to Peter & Ann Hamon during the Nov. 11 reception at Promega Corporation’s BioPharmaceutical Technology Center in Fitchburg.
The Cornerstone Award is given to an individual or individuals who have had a significant and long-term impact on enhancing publc libraries in South Central Wisconsin, and who represent the values and mission of the SCLS foundation.
Peter shares some of his passion about libraries.
More from Peter.
Ann's comments capped the evening, which also served as a benefit for the SCLS Founation's Campaign to Enhance Public Libraries.
If you know Ann, you already know about the ducks!