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2012 Relay for Life Was A Great Event

By Staff | Jun 26, 2012

To the Palo Alto Community:

Relay for Life was a great event, thanks to all of the people who participated and all of the people who attended the day’s events. It was a day that holds a special place in the hearts of many.

Relay for Life had the support of 14 Teams. Their work before, during and after the event was exceptional.

We offer our thanks to:

Kerber Milling sponsoring the butterfly release. It was a huge success!

Troy Sargent allowing us to use his stereo equipment throughout the day

Nate Hoffman and Mike Saul running the stereo equipment for the performances on stage

The Reporter/The Democrat donating ad for Relay for Life (and being so kind to work with)

Iowa National Guard Rock Climbing Wall (A big hit! Kids and adults on it all day!)

Prairie Bee Photography taking photos of survivors and their families

Sharon Mueller thank you for helping the relay committee with sponsors.

Creative Stitches designing relay and committee t-shirts

Saxton’s Greenhouse flowers for the Survivor Garden. They were beautiful and the garden was a big hit with many survivors along with their families getting their pictures taken.

Sherri and Kort Freeman (and family) for their hard work in filling and preparing the luminaries for the Luminary Ceremony.

Emmetsburg Fire Department for filling the dunk tank

Sherriff Reserve : Zach Harris (He was there to escort the money to the bank and do walk-throughs at Relay)

Iowa Trust & Savings Bank allowing Relay to use their facilities to count the money raised.

The Glass Shop glass butterflies for the Team of Hope

Hallet Sand for luminaries

Mitch Mueller creating the DVD for the slideshow

Entertainment:

Steve Lang One Man Band; One Lane Band; Cornbelt Chorus; Spirit of Harmony; Jared Janssen (Juggling)

Color Guard and Paige Naig (singing National Anthem); Keegan and Wayne Barrett, Kayla Joyce, Annie Brennan, Lindsay Carter, Tatum Iverson, Chelsey Rouse (big thank you for performing at Relay and showing off their talent!)

A special thank you to Steve Lovik, American Cancer Society Support Staff and the Relay for life committee members; Val Bormann, Kim Tonderum, Kari Mueller, Jen Swift, Lindsey Jones, Kathy Jo Kruse, Kori Huberty, Sherri Freeman, Tiffany Harris, Dee Schmitz, Charissa Saathoff, Terry Murphy, and Sarah Carney.

Sponsors:

Platinum: Iona Nielson Dunklau In memory of Wayne E. Rouse & Hazel M. Johnston

Gold: Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, Lady E’Hawk Volleyball, The Reporter & The Democrat

Silver: Iowa Trust & Savings Bank, Wild Rose Casino & Resorts, Hughes Healthmart Pharmacy, Mansmith Pharmacy/Northwest Iowa Compounding, Pro Cooperative, Palo Alto County Hospital, Prairie States/Larry & Marge McAllister, Iowa State Bank-Ruthven employees

Butterfly Release Sponsor: Kerber Milling

Bronze: Woodford Equipment, West Bend International, John Kajewski Farm, Creative Stitches, The Financial Center, West Iowa Bank, Ohrtman Ag, Petersen Insurance, Emmetsburg Building Center, Northland Auto, The Office/Buhrow Construction, StateLine Cooperative, Bad Manners Bar, Trudi Snavely, Weisbrod, Inc, Val’s Body Shoppe salon & tanning, Farmers State Bank, Tim Siemers Construction, Swift Air, SOS Repair/Prairie Bee Photography, Elman Construction – Jason Elman, Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities, POET, Farm Bureau Insurance Gary Jacobson

Hour of Hope Sponsors: Aflac Billie Jo Hoffman, Family Vision Care, Pizza Ranch, Cylinder Fire Dept, Pioneer Seed-Chad Anderson, Dan Cooper Builders Inc, Lakeland E-Z Stoppe, Dairy Queen, Zimmerman Family Dental, Joyce Funeral Home, Lulu’s Pizza, Hughes, Brennan & Wirtz , Midwest Technology Service, West Bend Ford, Berkland & Brown Law, St. Patrick’s Association, Corn Belt Power Cooperative, Faulstick Construction, Solberg Seed Sales, Ag Processing, Inc, Emmetsburg Food Pride, Johnson Realty, Cylinder RV Inc

Additional Sponsors:, Farm Service Agency, Home Improvement Center, Henry-Olson Funeral Home, Go Gutters, Quality Services, City Limits, Monte Thompson Farm, Goff Insurance, John Deere, Ellie’s On Main, Wentzel’s True Value, Slash Point, A Heavenly Celebration, Mike Wentzel Realty, Living Proof, Lakeside Lutheran Home, West Bend Vet Clinic, Pro Advantage, Farmers Mutual, Elbert Chevrolet, Mad Butcher, Madsens Greenhouse, Skogland Meats, Emmetsburg Screen Printing, Curve’s, Springhills Country Club, Hometown Electric, STT, Emmetsburg Chiropractic, Community Lumber, E-Pride, Hometown Convenience, Saxton’s Greenhouse, Prairie Crossroads, Pam’s Final Touch, A&W, Napa Auto, Hanson Chiropractic, Subway

We look forward to another successful Relay for Life in 2013. Thank you all for participating.

(signed)?Val Bormann

Relay for Life Chairperson

Palo Alto County

2012 Relay for Life Was A Great Event

By Staff | Jun 26, 2012

To the Palo Alto Community:

Relay for Life was a great event, thanks to all of the people who participated and all of the people who attended the day’s events. It was a day that holds a special place in the hearts of many.

Relay for Life had the support of 14 Teams. Their work before, during and after the event was exceptional.

We offer our thanks to:

Kerber Milling sponsoring the butterfly release. It was a huge success!

Troy Sargent allowing us to use his stereo equipment throughout the day

Nate Hoffman and Mike Saul running the stereo equipment for the performances on stage

The Reporter/The Democrat donating ad for Relay for Life (and being so kind to work with)

Iowa National Guard Rock Climbing Wall (A big hit! Kids and adults on it all day!)

Prairie Bee Photography taking photos of survivors and their families

Sharon Mueller thank you for helping the relay committee with sponsors.

Creative Stitches designing relay and committee t-shirts

Saxton’s Greenhouse flowers for the Survivor Garden. They were beautiful and the garden was a big hit with many survivors along with their families getting their pictures taken.

Sherri and Kort Freeman (and family) for their hard work in filling and preparing the luminaries for the Luminary Ceremony.

Emmetsburg Fire Department for filling the dunk tank

Sherriff Reserve : Zach Harris (He was there to escort the money to the bank and do walk-throughs at Relay)

Iowa Trust & Savings Bank allowing Relay to use their facilities to count the money raised.

The Glass Shop glass butterflies for the Team of Hope

Hallet Sand for luminaries

Mitch Mueller creating the DVD for the slideshow

Entertainment:

Steve Lang One Man Band; One Lane Band; Cornbelt Chorus; Spirit of Harmony; Jared Janssen (Juggling)

Color Guard and Paige Naig (singing National Anthem); Keegan and Wayne Barrett, Kayla Joyce, Annie Brennan, Lindsay Carter, Tatum Iverson, Chelsey Rouse (big thank you for performing at Relay and showing off their talent!)

A special thank you to Steve Lovik, American Cancer Society Support Staff and the Relay for life committee members; Val Bormann, Kim Tonderum, Kari Mueller, Jen Swift, Lindsey Jones, Kathy Jo Kruse, Kori Huberty, Sherri Freeman, Tiffany Harris, Dee Schmitz, Charissa Saathoff, Terry Murphy, and Sarah Carney.

Sponsors:

Platinum: Iona Nielson Dunklau In memory of Wayne E. Rouse & Hazel M. Johnston

Gold: Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, Lady E’Hawk Volleyball, The Reporter & The Democrat

Silver: Iowa Trust & Savings Bank, Wild Rose Casino & Resorts, Hughes Healthmart Pharmacy, Mansmith Pharmacy/Northwest Iowa Compounding, Pro Cooperative, Palo Alto County Hospital, Prairie States/Larry & Marge McAllister, Iowa State Bank-Ruthven employees

Butterfly Release Sponsor: Kerber Milling

Bronze: Woodford Equipment, West Bend International, John Kajewski Farm, Creative Stitches, The Financial Center, West Iowa Bank, Ohrtman Ag, Petersen Insurance, Emmetsburg Building Center, Northland Auto, The Office/Buhrow Construction, StateLine Cooperative, Bad Manners Bar, Trudi Snavely, Weisbrod, Inc, Val’s Body Shoppe salon & tanning, Farmers State Bank, Tim Siemers Construction, Swift Air, SOS Repair/Prairie Bee Photography, Elman Construction – Jason Elman, Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities, POET, Farm Bureau Insurance Gary Jacobson

Hour of Hope Sponsors: Aflac Billie Jo Hoffman, Family Vision Care, Pizza Ranch, Cylinder Fire Dept, Pioneer Seed-Chad Anderson, Dan Cooper Builders Inc, Lakeland E-Z Stoppe, Dairy Queen, Zimmerman Family Dental, Joyce Funeral Home, Lulu’s Pizza, Hughes, Brennan & Wirtz , Midwest Technology Service, West Bend Ford, Berkland & Brown Law, St. Patrick’s Association, Corn Belt Power Cooperative, Faulstick Construction, Solberg Seed Sales, Ag Processing, Inc, Emmetsburg Food Pride, Johnson Realty, Cylinder RV Inc

Additional Sponsors:, Farm Service Agency, Home Improvement Center, Henry-Olson Funeral Home, Go Gutters, Quality Services, City Limits, Monte Thompson Farm, Goff Insurance, John Deere, Ellie’s On Main, Wentzel’s True Value, Slash Point, A Heavenly Celebration, Mike Wentzel Realty, Living Proof, Lakeside Lutheran Home, West Bend Vet Clinic, Pro Advantage, Farmers Mutual, Elbert Chevrolet, Mad Butcher, Madsens Greenhouse, Skogland Meats, Emmetsburg Screen Printing, Curve’s, Springhills Country Club, Hometown Electric, STT, Emmetsburg Chiropractic, Community Lumber, E-Pride, Hometown Convenience, Saxton’s Greenhouse, Prairie Crossroads, Pam’s Final Touch, A&W, Napa Auto, Hanson Chiropractic, Subway

We look forward to another successful Relay for Life in 2013. Thank you all for participating.

(signed)?Val Bormann

Relay for Life Chairperson

Palo Alto County