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KSKJ Life Lodge 2 donates to Rialto Theatre Foundation

9/14/2016, 6 a.m.
Joliet, IL - KSKJ Life St. Joseph Lodge 2 president Gregg Vershay recently presented a check for $2300 to the ...

Joliet, IL - KSKJ Life St. Joseph Lodge 2 president Gregg Vershay recently presented a check for $2300 to the Rialto Square Theatre Foundation. The money was raised in cooperation with Kathy and Mike Trizna, organizers of Hopstring Fest and owners of Chicago Street Pub in downtown Joliet.

KSKJ Lodge 2 members sold pre-sale Hopstring Fest tickets and bartended at the Pabst Beer Truck, with proceeds going to the Rialto Square Theatre Foundation. “Mike and Kathy Trizna made this fundraiser nearly effortless and we are grateful they allowed us to be a part of their amazing event.”

The fifth Hopstring Fest, a celebration of craft beer and roots rock music, took place on August 20, 2016. Thousands of people attended the 12-hour festival at Silver Cross Field in downtown Joliet.

KSKJ Life is a community-focused life insurance company that has advocated for families and communities for over 120 years. As a not-for-profit fraternal organization, it exists to serve its members and their communities, not profit from them. Previously, St. Joseph Lodge 2 has raised money for Senior Services of Will County and Will County Sunny Hill Nursing Home among others.

The Rialto Square Theatre Foundation focuses on four primary areas: growth and development of the Rialto’s major endowment, arts education, capital improvements and annual operations.

For information on KSKJ Life, contact 815-741-2001. If you are interested in donating to the Rialto Square Theatre, visit their webpage at http://www.rialtosquare.com and click on the “support” link.

Pictured: Jack Ericksen, Rialto Square Theatre’s Director of Development; Gregg Vershay, Lodge #2 president; and Mike and Kathy Trizna, Hopstring Fest organizers and owners of Chicago Street Pub in downtown Joliet.