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Letter of Thanks

Relay for Life’s Daddy Daughter Dance tremendous success Saturday night

By Dawn Ridgeway Bechtel | May 17, 2017
Source: KIM BRADFIELD Daddies and daughters dance to the music Saturday night at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center. The event was a fundraiser for Jefferson County Relay for Life.

To the editor:

The Jefferson County Iowa Relay for Life Committee would like to thank everyone who attended our Daddy Daughter Dance on May 13. We had a wonderful attendance and it looked like everyone had fun!

We would also like to thank everyone who helped make the event successful: the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center and staff who helped with and made organizing, promoting, ticket purchasing, set up, tear down a breeze; Rustin Lippincott and Purple Star Entertainment for donating and providing the entertainment/DJ service – Carrie Burke Brownlee did an awesome job as DJ and I believe was able to fulfill every song request !

We would like to thank Walmart Supercenter Fairfield and Fun City, First National Bank, Joni Worley, Paul Megrath for the donations of our grand prizes.

And Golf Links to the Past, Inc., Dawn Ridgeway Bechtel, Gina Greiner, Nicole Haynes, Donna Derby, Angela Berg, Carrie Burke Brownlee, Nicole Nelson-Garretson, Richard Alicia Tygart, Ulala Conger, Cathy Giberson, Bonnie McCarty, Shayla Edgington and Linda Dimmitt for donating the door prizes and refreshments (cookies, water and punch). As well as the Fairfield High School prom committee for the use of their prom decorations.

We would like to thank Amy Elmore White for helping set up and both she and Janel Orgovanyi for all their help in planning and getting donations and for the raffle to benefit Gabby.

Thank you to Kimberly Bradfield and Michelle Buch for providing photography.

Thank you to SunnyBrook Living Care Center for sponsoring this event and picking up the arts and convention’s rental fee.

Thank you to KMCD and The Fairfield Ledger & Town Crier and all of the elementary schools and preshools for promoting our event.

If I have left anyone out it was not intentional please let us know because we appreciate each and every one of you in your help in making this event successful!


– Dawn Ridgeway Bechtel, Fairfield

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