THANK YOU: All-Star Games thanks

Farm Forum

In behalf of the South Dakota All-Star Games Committee, I would like to express our gratitude to the following for their generous support and efforts in making the 27th Annual All-Star Games a success: South Dakota All-Star athletes and coaches, All-Star Games Committee members, the city of Aberdeen, South Dakota High School Coaches Association, All-Star referees, Aberdeen Hotel Alliance, Yelduz Shrine, Dacotah Bank, Aberdeen CVB, Geffdog (Mike Salem and crew), McDonald’s, NSU and coaches, Central High School coaches and athletic director Gene Brownell, Rod Kurtz (Pepsi), Brown County Fraternal Order of Police, QQP/Midstates Printing, South Dakota National Guard, Aberdeen Awards (Jan Jensen), Aberdeen community volunteers, American News sports department, Avera St. Luke’s Sports Medicine athletic trainers, national anthem singers (Camille Fischer and Yelduz Shrine Chanters and color guard), Modern Woodmen (Curt Mitchell), American News, Wells Fargo/Aberdeen, Mark Melhaff Insurance, Sanford Health, NMFN, Vision Care Associates, Eide Bailly, Ken’s Superfair Foods, Hearing Care Professionals, NSU dorm proctors, Keith Gerving (Barnett Center), Mike Dick (Swisher Field), Dietrich Bus Service, SDHSAA, Taylor Laundry (Steve and Dan Grewe), FCA (Brian Hansen, Clint and Jill Sargent), New Life Fellowship Church, Carmike Theaters, Cherry Berry and Thunder Road.

A special thanks to Samantha Converse, Lauren Marshall, Ben Jastram and Ione Shilman for their hard work preparing the 2013 All-Star Games.

The South Dakota High School Coaches Association, in conjunction with the South Dakota High School Activities Association, has selected Aberdeen as the site for the annual Coaches Clinic and the South Dakota All-Star Games for 2014.

I am convinced that the strong support shown by the Aberdeen community and the assistance of those mentioned above makes this event possible each year.

Keith Kusler

Games Director