Buckeye Lake Eagles Ladies Auxiliary recently donated $1,000 to the Village of Buckeye Lake’s Parks and Recreation Commission. From left to right: Becky Baumgartner, auxiliary chaplain; Gayle Thomas, auxiliary outside guard; Sandy Nester, auxiliary inside guard; Mickey McCormick, auxiliary secretary; Buckeye Lake Mayor Rick Baker; Stacie McCloud, commission member; Crystal Davis, commission member; Marianne Perine, commission chair; Lindsey Brighton, commission member; and Annetta Macedonia, commission member. The Ladies Auxiliary is the first area organization to respond to a September 2009 request from the Commission seeking some $6,000 to repair or replace equipment at Ryan- Braden Park. The donation will be used to purchase a half dome climber. Beacon photo by Charles Prince.