Top of the Morning, June 12, 2019

Top of the Morning, June 12, 2019

On May 25, RODNEY CAMPER and HYEIN LEE were married in Champaign. On May 31 (above), they celebrated again.

The newlyweds had their number pulled from a stuffed bin to win a weeklong Carribean cruise to cap off Champaign Rotary's Action Auction at the I Hotel and Conference Center.

"What a week," Rodney said. "We're extremely thankful."

The cruise will help the UI grads, whose busy schedules left no time for a honeymoon (they both returned to work the day after Memorial Day). It was made possible by another couple at their Busey Bank table, ROBERT BALLSRUD and JENNIFER GUNJI-BALLSRUD, who lent Rodney and Hyein their auction paddle before the drawing (it took a $100 pledge to be eligible).

"Thankfully," Rodney said, "they let us keep the cruise."

Rodney (Class of 2014) and Hyein (Class of 2016) met while working at KoFusion. They were part of a packed house that assembled to help Champaign Rotary reach its goal of netting $150,000 for kids in the community.

"To see so many people willing to give so much was neat," Rodney said. "It was exciting to be a part of."

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