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Jamie Auffenberg

Jamie Auffenberg

Auffenberg Enterprises of Illinois

How long have you lived in the Metro-East?

Almost 40 years

In what Metro-East city do you live?

Swansea, IL

What brought you here?

Auffenberg Ford in Belleville, Illinois.

What do you love most about the Metro-East?

The people.

What advice would you give someone moving to the area?

Get involved, make a difference.

What are your favorite attractions in the Metro-East?

Fairmout Park, Shrine, Grizzlies, River Road.

What do you think are the Metro-East’s best assets?

Great People.

What do you like to do for fun in the Metro-East?

Golf, grandkids, go out to eat, sports.

Please list charities to which you lend your time.

McKendree, United Way, FCA, Big Brothers Big Sisters, RBC

Why do you think it’s important for people to volunteer and what drives you to volunteer?

There are many great causes who's needs cannot be fulfilled by the state of Illinois in the current environment.

Have you made any special friends or memories in your volunteer work?

Jim Dennis, Orv Kimbrough, Barbara Cempura, Rick Horton.