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Published 9:10am Saturday, September 29, 2012

The Ryan “Pie” Truesdell Memorial Committee would like to sincerely thank everyone who attended and participated in this year’s memorial sports weekend on Sept. 8 and 9 in Ryan’s memory. Your support is truly appreciated.

The group would also like to thank the following sponsors and volunteers, without whom they would not be able to hold this special event:

The City of Albert Lea, Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce, KATE Radio, Power 96, KIMT TV, Albert Lea Tribune, Freeborn County Shopper, Albert Lea Parks and Recreation Department, Mrs. Gerry’s, Schweigert Meats, Pepsi Cola, Culligan, Frito Lay, Hy-Vee, Krieger Beverage, Coborn’s Foods, Geneva Meats, Easy Rental, Ernie’s Canvas, Thompson Sanitation, Ad-Art, Chuck’s Trophy Showcase, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Lynx, Albert Lea Grizzlies, Green Lea Golf Course, Geneva Liquor, Cheers Liquor, Eastside Liquor, Pub 69, Creative Hair, Expressions Salon and Spa, Mind Your Body, The Chapel, Crescendo, Classic Reflections Salon & Spa, B&B Bait Shop, Fisher’s Jewelry, Stadheim Jewelry, Sorenson’s Appliance, Anytime Fitness, Nelson’s Shell, NorthStar Power Sports, Clarks Grove Hardware, Sears, Trail’s Travel Center, Lenort Construction, Jolene Hibbard, Serena Gleason, Albert Lea Seed House, Perkins, Hanson Tire Service, Red Carpet, Peels Park Campground, Bicycle Shop on Main, Action Auto, Jerry and Peggy Olson, Motor Inn, Taco John’s, Taco Bell, Taco King, Holiday Lanes, KFC, Green Mill, Morris Furniture, Brian and The Pour House, Jake’s Pizza, Big Island Rendezvous and Perry Vinning, Paul Minehart, Jesse and Kelly Krick, Pete and Jill Blegen, Kirsten Church, Megan Wasko, Norm Fordene, Chad Sorenson, Lon Sorenson, Shanna and Brad Eckberg, and all umpires.

The group would also like to congratulate the MidTown Merchants of Owatonna for winning the softball tournament.

The group apologizes for having to cancel the volleyball tournament due to lack of participation and any inconvenience it may have caused others.

Without the support of all of you and the community the committee could not make this memorial sports weekend happen. If anyone was left out, the group truly apologizes. Thank you and God bless you and your families.

The memorial committee hopes to see you all next year for the seventh annual Ryan “Pie” Truesdell Sports Weekend scheduled for Sept. 7 and 8, 2013.


Ryan “Pie” Truesdell Memorial Committee