Thank you letters to the editor, 3-30-14 issue

To the Editor:

Thank you to the 22 volleyball teams that participated in the 2014 co-ed volleyball tournament in Royalton, March 15. All fundraiser proceeds benefit the Royalton Splash Park construction.  Also, a big thank you to the volunteers who helped with net set-up, concession stand and clean-up. — Carla Gerads, tournament coordinator, Royalton

To the Editor:

On March 7, the sixth grade students of Pierz Pioneer Elementary had the opportunity to go ice fishing on Platte Lake. We would like to thank all the grandparents, aunts, uncles and parents that helped to make this a special day.

A special thanks to all who helped put this together: Harding Sportsman Club members, Ronnie Gross,  Corey Tretter and his friend, Sandy, Red’s Auto and Bait and Ken’s Kans. — Steve Holbrook, Pioneer Elementary, Pierz

To the Editor:

Thanks to those who contributed to the 14th annual Habitat Day Program, March 8 at Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. The program had numerous co-sponsors and donators from federal and state agencies, local organizations, clubs, groups, schools and businesses, plus the multitude of Refuge volunteers who assisted in the program. All made the event a great success. — Paul Soler, wildlife refuge specialist, Crane Meadows Refuge Complex, Little Falls

To the Editor:

We would like to thank the Darren and Tammy Lange family and Lange Oil for their generous donation to the Upsala School English department. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to add “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand to our curriculum. — Jennifer Henry and Holly Holmen-Herbes, Upsala Area Schools English Department, Upsala

To the Editor:

The Morrison County Food Shelf Board would like to thank Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks for a fun filled evening of dancing and enjoyable music. We would like to also thank to the Falls Ballroom, family and friends who helped set up, tear down and sell tickets and a huge thank you to Bridget Godzala for pulling this event together and making it such a great success. — Connie Hoheisel and all of the Morrison County Food Shelf Board members, Little Falls

’To the Editor:

The Boys and Girls Club of Morrison County says “thank you” to the community for your overwhelming support of the fifth annual Strut Your Stuff fundraiser. You have proven that you stand by our youths in their quest to explore the potential they each possess. Our thanks to the food vendors, the auction donors, and the Falls Ballroom for being wonderful hosts. Your kindness is greatly appreciated. — Becky Barton, event chair, Little Falls

To the Editor:

We would like to send a huge thank you to all who helped make our annual carnival at Holy Trinity School in Pierz a success. Thank you to all of the wonderful parents, teachers and anyone else who donated items, money or time. We would also like to thank all of the businesses in the area who donated prizes and money. Without the support of our great community, we would not be able to succeed. Thanks again and God bless. — Jessie LeBlanc, carnival chair, Pierz

’To the Editor:

The Royalton/Bowlus Red Hat Rebels and the Royalton Public School Fundraiser for “Luv for Lulu” would like to thank everyone that donated supplies, bought baked items, those that bought trays, and the generous people that made baked goods and brought them in. Also to Ryan the Lion who lured customers in on a cold day. Thanks to all for making this sale for Lulu a success. — Scarlett Feiler and Kari Meek, committee members, Royalton

To the Editor:

On behalf of Faith Lutheran Church, I want to thank everyone who participated in our open house and dedication March 23. We had nearly 300 in attendance at our worship service and many more stopped by during the open house.  Special thanks are extended to Pastor Jim Bjorge for leading us in worship and to Carol, his wife, for sharing her musical gifts with everyone who attended.  God truly blessed us on this special day. — Patrick Rioux, president of Faith Lutheran Church Council, Little Falls

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