Our Sponsors

We have been very fortunate to have great support at Bald Knob Cross, allowing us to provide events, update our grounds and buildings and support our mission. We would like to thank our current sponsors who have actively chosen to support the cross through monetary donations and in-kind services. Learn more about Bald Knob Cross sponsorship opportunities.

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E. T. Simonds Construction Company

E. T. Simonds Construction Company is a southern Illinois-based firm that operates primarily in the lower 20 counties of Illinois. As a leader in the Southern Illinois construction industry, we have successfully served commercial, industrial, governmental and residential customers since 1946. Our well-trained, experienced staff of registered professional engineers, operation managers, quality control personnel and field supervisors are equipped with the knowledge and expertise to tackle the most difficult of projects.

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U.S. Bank of Cobden

Staying connected with your local branch is easier than ever. Enjoy a host of U.S. Bank products and services right here, including checking and savings accounts, commercial lines of credit, investment management, mortgage calculators, credit cards, auto loans and more. Visit our dedicated team at the branch, or browse our products and services here on this site. We look forward to working with you.

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Farmers State Bank

Farmers State Bank

At Farmers State Bank, the core of our story is a simple truth: No One Serves You Better! We can honestly promise this because we work harder and care more. We’re going to do whatever it takes to make you happy. But it’s not difficult. We simply treat you the way we would want to be treated.

At Farmers State Bank, we remain true to this core value of service because it’s the same on which we were raised. Only, who knew it would also turn out to be a great foundation on which to build a bank.

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Heartland Mechanical

With over 65 years of HVAC contracting experience, Heartland Mechanical Contractors has a reputation of outstanding workmanship, honesty, and integrity. At HMC these words are not a slogan but a way of life.

HMC staff includes estimators, CAD designers, project managers, and field supervisors with extensive experience in the commercial construction market allowing us the opportunity to provide full commercial Plan & Spec and Design & Build HVAC services. Whether your project is fully designed or you are starting from scratch, Heartland can take it from initial concept to completion, insuring a high quality and efficient HVAC system with the optimum life cycle costs.

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Polar Investments

Polar Investments

At Polar Investment & Insurance Services, Inc., we offer a one-stop-shop for all your investment and insurance needs.

Our investment services have branch offices in IL and WI and we are registered in many states.

Our insurance agency is located in the heart of Carbondale IL servicing all of Illinois.

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Church Mutual Insurance

Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. (a stock insurer), founded in 1897, offers specialized insurance for religious organizations of all denominations, as well as schools, camps, denominational offices, nonprofit & human service organizations and senior living communities. Church Mutual® provides most lines of commercial property and liability insurance, including multi-peril, workers’ compensation and commercial auto insurance. In addition to insurance, Church Mutual provides a spectrum of value-added solutions for its customers.

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First Bank & Trust, Murphysboro

First Bank and Trust started in 1889 and is the oldest bank in Jackson County. We’re very proud of serving Murphysboro and the surrounding areas. We have our roots where other banks have branches. We have a branch in Murphysboro and Carbondale and ATM’s in other locations. While the name has changed, the bank itself has remained true to the goals, hopes, and aspirations of its founders; that is, to provide the best banking service possible while promoting safety for depositors and stockholders.

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GOLD Sponsors

Vic Koenig Chevrolet

Vic Koenig Chevrolet

WE’RE CARBONDALE’S CHEVROLET DEALER… Why come to us? It’s simple, because we care. We want you to get the best deal on a new or used truck or SUV. You will always be treated with respect as a customer. We also provide the highest quality of auto service.

Farmers State Bank, Harrisburg

At Farmers State Bank, the core of our story is a simple truth: No One Serves You Better! We can honestly promise this because we work harder and care more. We’re going to do whatever it takes to make you happy. But it’s not difficult. We simply treat you the way we would want to be treated.

Silver Sponsors

Rusty’s Home Center

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First Southern Bank, Carbondale


Ginger Murray

Bronze Sponsors

First Bank & Trust, Murphysboro
Shawnee Hills Lavender, Cobden
ET Simonds Construction Co, Carbondale
Peachbarn Winery & Cafe, Alto Pass
Mark Williams Outdoor Equipment, Murphysboro
Williams-Richards LTD., Carbondale
Silkworm, Murphysboro
Brown Electric, Inc., Goreville

Thank You Sponsors

Cobden Lions Club
WJ. Burke Electric, Murphysboro
The Gathering Place, Anna
Anna-Jonesboro National Bank, Anna
Murphysboro Dairy Queen
Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Homes, Anna
White & Borgognoni Architects, Carbondale