Letter to the Editor 7-19-18

Band boosters thankful for support of car show

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Band boosters thankful
for support of car show

We had an exceptionally good car show this year. The weather was great and many people came out to show their cars and their support for the Shiner Pride Marching Band program.
This awesome event would not be possible without all of the hard work and dedication of many people. Thanks to all of our boosters who worked so hard before, during, and after the show to make it a success, both parents and kids. Without all of the help and support from all of the boosters, the show simply could not happen.
We would also like to thank the City of Rising Sun for all of their help and support. Without their financial support, we could not put on the car show. Thank you to Mayor Bascom and City Council. We would like to thank the Rising Sun Police and EMS for their services during the show and for keeping all of the exhibitors, workers, spectators, and property safe. Thank you also to the City Workers who make our town look so nice.
We want to thank all of the judges and car groups who came out to help with the car, truck, and motorcycle judging. Thanks to Jeff Knobeloch and the Tri-State Mopar Club for handling the car and truck judging. They did a superior job, as usual. Thanks to John and Donna Craig of the AFR for handling the motorcycle judging. They also did a fabulous job.
Thank you to all who moved their cars and put up with the inconvenience of not being able to access your driveways and parking spots during the show. We appreciate your cooperation.
Thanks to the Rising Star Casino for the donation of the water. Thanks also to Trammo Nitrogen Products- North Bend Operations for their generous cash donation. Thanks again to Chuck Simons for being our one man welcoming committee once again and for the donation of buns and muffins.
Thank you to our major sponsors, without whom the show couldn’t be the success that it is: The City of Rising Sun, Rising Star Casino, Freshwave Products by OMI Industries Inc., American Legion Post 59, Mayor Bascom, Rising Sun Municipal Utilities, Rising Sun Police, Rising Sun Fire and Rescue, Rising Sun Main Street, and Rising Sun Tourism.
Thank you to the following for sponsoring a trophy: Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Rodney Hannah, Keith Fire Extinguisher Service, Bodey Sales LLC, Swiss Caps, Muncie Music, Jerry and Karla Schmeltzer, State Farm Insurance- Jennifer Scudder, Charles and Shirley Levi, Rising Sun Main Street, Friendship State Bank, United Community Bank, G. Hummel Inc. Neaman Floral, OMI Industries, Community Spirit Credit Union, Michael O’Neal, Rising Sun Veterans Color Guard, John and Janet Mitchell, Boggs and Race CPA LLC, Rising Star Casino, American Legion Post 59, Markland Funeral Home, City of Rising Sun, Shiner Pride Band Boosters Inc., Empire House, Mayor Brent Bascom, Tandy’s IGA Foodliner, DeVille Pharmacies, and Haag Ford Co.,
We would also like to thank the following businesses for donating door prizes: The Henry Ford Museum, Panama Pete’s Tanning Salon, Auto Zone-Aurora, Hickory House BBQ, Wendy’s-Lawrenceburg, Skyline Chili- Lawrenceburg, L-Burg Drinks & More, Tractor Supply Co. – Lawrenceburg, Friendship Bank- Rising Sun, Wal-Mart- Aurora, The Hopkins Foundation, The Creation Museum, Kratz Sporting Goods, and Jim and Laura Umpleby.
We once again had a very successful show and it wouldn’t be possible without the help from the whole town and many great people and businesses. We truly appreciate all of the help!
Thank You,
Tyler Umpleby and the Shiner Pride Band Boosters.