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Published 6:42 am Sunday, June 23, 2013

Thanks for help at Arc event

The Arc of Freeborn County’s 14th annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser was a great success. Fifty-three participants raised more than $3,800 for programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We would like to express our gratitude to the many generous people who made it possible. A special thank you goes to our major sponsors: Nancy VanderWaerdt, State Farm Insurance; Blueyz Consulting LLC, Family Y, Home Depot, Cliff Wuerflein, American Family Insurance; United Employees Credit Union, KATE/The Breeze Radio, Power 96, Cinema 7 and Trades & Labor Credit Union.

Hats off to these businesses and individuals who helped with prizes and cash donations: Rich Murray, Albert Lea Seed House, Arby’s, the Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce, Domino’s, Hardee’s, McDonald’s, the 112 on Broadway, Papa Murphy’s, Peggy Neff, Petro, Refunds USA, John and Beth Ruud, Linda Stigney, Taco John’s, Trumble’s Restaurant, Wendy’s and Amy and Brian White.

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Thank you to those who helped with refreshments and to those who gave the valuable gift of their time: Eleanor Bauman, Jody Bowron, Devin Carr, Janelle Dillemuth, Kevin Kvenvold, Roma Samuelson, Rachel Schei, Lisa Schoneman, Elaine Warner and Mary West.

Special recognition goes to Holiday Lanes for their wonderful support.

And finally, we’d like to thank all the bowlers who worked so hard to raise pledges and to all those who pledged and sponsored a bowler. Your support is very much appreciated.


Jo Lowe, director
Crystal Carr, administrative assistant