|Today and Every day I am Thankful…
I am thankful for the wonderful woman who has been my partner for the last 50 years.
I am thankful for my three sons, their wives and my two beautiful grandchildren.
I am thankful for the wonderful staff of the University of Chicago Hospitals and their wonderful treatment and care of my son
I am thankful for my good health
I am thankful for my two sisters who still love me even though I was mom’s favorite.
I am thankful for our great Darien Schools, the Indian Prairie Library and the Darien Park District for their dedication to the education and recreational health of our community
I am thankful for the Darien Lions, Darien Rotary, Darien Woman’s Club and all the service, civic and social groups that volunteer to meet the needs of our Darien residents
I am thankful for the people in my life who I call friends, and how they are always there for me and my family
I am thankful for the staff and administration of the City of Darien and how each one of them works so diligently on behalf of our city
I am thankful for the men and women of the Darien Police Department, and the Darien Woodridge and Tri-State Fire Departments who put their lives on the line each day in order to provide us with the safe community we all enjoy
I am thankful for the staff of our Public Works Department who work diligently to keep our community in great working order
I am thankful for our business community and our business owners who run their businesses in the best interest of our residents.
I am thankful for having the trust and confidence of the residents of the city in my role as Mayor of Darien
I am thankful for the contributions of all of our Darien residents who by their devotion to our community have demonstrated why Darien is “A Nice Place to Live.”