Diane (Hackbarth) Palmer and Linda (Jewett) Miller grew up in Mt. Morris and graduated from Mt. Morris School District #261, whose mascot was the Mounder. Both have been very involved with various community events over the years and have a deep love of their home town.
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Recognizing a need to bring the community together and help in keeping everyone informed about upcoming events, community projects, concerts, class reunions, etc., they created the Moundertown.com website with the assistance of sponsorships by several local businesses.
Diane now lives in Oregon and also works at WATT Global Media in Rockford, IL as a Sales Administrator. She started with the company back in the 1970s when the company was located in Mt. Morris and called Watt Publishing Company.
Linda continues to live in Mt. Morris with her family. She is retired but previously worked as an administrative assistant/ executive secretary at Kable Fulfillment Services for 25 years.
L to R: Angie Thieson, Community Relations Manager, Serenity Home and Hospice; Christy Ghibellini, Manager, Angel Treasures; Diane Palmer and Linda Miller, Moundertown.com
Presentation of Donation to Angel Treasures
Resale Shop on September 7, 2016
Angel Treasures had a break-in during the last weekend in August, and Diane & Linda wanted to "jump start" a campaign to raise donations to help them in the purchase of the necessary security equipment.
Moundertown.com was created to showcase Mt. Morris, IL to those who may have never been to the community and is fully supported by business sponsorships. It is when we think of others that we can do amazing things.
Presentation of Donation to Loaves & Fish Food Pantry on December 1, 2016
On December 2, 2016, Moundertown.com was delighted to present Loaves and Fish Food Pantry in Mt. Morris, IL with a sizeable donation from the sponsorships that it had received for the website. It is awesome that the Mt. Morris community has a website that is supported by not only the viewers but by some wonderful businesses in town.
Front Row, L to R: Linda Miller, Diane Palmer, Pastor McKenna, Marge Powers
Back Row, L to R: Don Long, Marilyn Pazera, Lynne Wilburn, Leona Nelson, Pastor Ginny, Nelson Miller
Presentation of Donation to the Mt. Morris Senior Center to Executive Director, Melissa Nicholson, on December 15th, 2017
Donation to the Mt. Morris American Legion Post 143 presented to Commander Stan Ballard at the Legion's Annual Dinner, Veterans Day, November 11, 2018
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