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Save Your Seat in the Spotlight

April 13, 2018

The WaTanYe Chapter of Estherville has joined many other groups, businesses and individuals to save their “seat in the spotlight.”

With a generous donation of $500 to the Performing Arts Center, WaTanYe and others will be honored with a laser engraved plaque attached to a seat in the new auditorium which is Your Seat in the Spotlightbeing constructed on the Estherville Campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. 

Recently, WaTanYe members presented Tony Condon, Foundation Manager, with their contribution. 

Many other individuals, businesses and organizations have already “Saved their Seat in the Spotlight.” They include Larry & Betty Anderson, Avera Holy Family Foundation, Carol Ayres & Doug Stueven, Bank Plus, Jane & Bill Campbell, Jody & Tony Condon, JD & Miranda DePyper, Everett Drevs, ELC Foundation, Mikki & Steve Erickson, Excel! Estherville, Farmers Trust & Savings Bank, George & Judy Shadle and GKN Foundation. 

In addition, donors include Jane Nolan & Robert Goeken, Ray Grandstaff, Janice Grieg, Roger & Donna Harms, Vicki Hiles, Delaine & Rhett Hiney, Karen & Rick Howard, Corey Kautz, Linda Kautz, Pat & Deb Kibbie, Kiwanis After 5-Spencer, Doug & Joyce Kizzier, Robert & Elaine L’Heureux, Jan & Dick Lund, Sue & Daryl Madison, Many Voices Choir, Cindy & Jeremy Mouw as well as Kathy & Roger Muller. 

Others who have chosen to donate to the cause include Valerie & Glen Newhouse, NorthStar Bank & Agency, Northwest Bank, Cindy & Pat Oviatt, Max & Bonnie Pelzer, Pelzer Law Office, Rick & Cheryl Houseman, Jolene & Tim Rogers, Paul & Arlys Slaughter, Jeff & Morgan Soper, Grace Spalding, Spirit of Harmony Chorus, Jeff & Theresa VerSteeg, Deb & Ora Weston, Julie Williams and Williams & Company.

The seats are on display at the Estherville campus and interested individuals are welcome to stop by the college to check them out.

Donations of all sizes are greatly appreciated and help achieve the goal of naming all the seats in the auditorium. 

“You can fill in the blank for the musical, music ensemble or area of the college you would like to honor,” said Condon.  “ Examples include, Cast of _____, Member of ______ or Fan of _____” 

Seats will be honored in increments of $500. Excess funds will be joined with others to assure that all can be recognized.

Individuals with questions may contact the Iowa Lakes Foundation Office at 800-242-5106 ext. 4425, or email:  events@iowalakes.edu.

Pictured are WaTanYe members (seated) Jan Lange and Tammy Hammerlink; standing is Dawn Stock presenting Tony Condon, Foundation Manager, with their contribution.
Pictured are WaTanYe members (seated) Jan Lange and Tammy Hammerlink; standing is Dawn Stock presenting Tony Condon, Foundation Manager, with their contribution.

For More Information:

Iowa Lakes Institutional Advancement Office at 712-362-0425

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