AMBOY — A tradition started in 1997 to honor a loved ones memory by naming a street for one year after that person is being done again this year.
The A.C.O. is taking sealed bids to name the street north of the business district until Friday, April 16, 2021.
The sign will be hung on May 1 and remain there for one year. The sign will then be given to the successful bidder. Currently the street is named after Pat Weller.
Previous honorees were Allen Zip Sensenig, Avery Lovgren Jake Metzen, Gary Hart, Howard & Ruth Shaw, Douglas Blaine, Louis Grasser, Doug Antoine, Dave Yentzer, James “Mort” Hinkle, James Mead, Bob Smith, Lisa Nauman, Dave Payne, Dale Etheridge, Elmer “Rocky” Sensenig, Arnie Stahr, Bob Machen and Jeff “Bodine” Bonnell.
The money raised will be given to the Pankhurst Memorial Library. The minimum bid is $200 and will be accepted at the Amboy City Hall.