Thank you to our community and supporters of the Arrow Education Foundation near & far!
(All entries as of 10/04/2019 - It's a huge listing - hope we haven't left anyone off - please let us know if we did!)
The Arrow Education Foundation would like to thank the following businesses and individuals who have generously donated merchandise for HARVEST 2019 Taste of Watertown, Mobile Silent Auction & Sponsorships, and Live Auction entertainment venues.
TASTE OF WATERTOWN DONORS: Applebee's; Arby's Restaurant; Buffalo Wild Wings; Clifford's Steak & Ale; Cloud 9 Bar & Casino; Country Road Barn; Culver's of Watertown; Dagwood's; Domino's Pizza; Downtown Sushi; Elks Lodge; Firehouse Subs; Gas n Goodies; Gather; Hardees Restaurant; Harry's Hair Cuts & Hot Towels; Jimmy John's; Lake Stop 20; The Lounge; Maple Street Diner; Marco's Pizza; McDonald's; Page's Place; Papa Murphy's - Take N Bake Pizza; Perkins Family Restaurant; Pizza Hut; Pizza Ranch; Al & Pam Raeder; Stockman's Family Restaurant; Subways of Watertown; Taco Bell; Taco John's; The Prop; Watertown Health Food Center & Klassic Kitchen; Willy's Sports Bar; Zesto Drive Inn
LIVE & SILENT AUCTION DONORS: 1st Choice Auto Wash; 2nd Street Station; A-i Computer Solutions; AmericInn Chanhassen; Anytime Fitness; Arrow Pride (Bill Weber & Virg Polak); Big Shots Fireworks; Bridal & Tuxedo Shop; Brueggeman Insurance; Mike Butts; Care Small Animal Hospital; Carla’s Cookies – Carla Roby; Casey's General Store; Cathy's Palace of Barbering; Nate Clark; Classroom Connection Inc; Coteau Chic Boutique; Country Inn & Suites; Crestone Builders Inc; Cutting Edge Technologies; Laura Dahle; Dakota Butcher/Wine & Spirits; Dakota Giftware Supply Inc; Dakota Gold Academy; Dakota Quilt Shop; Dakota Sioux Casino & Hotel; Jeff & Suzanne Dargatz; Delta Dental of South Dakota; DeLyle's South 81 Service; Dempsey’s Brewery – Pub Restaurant; Discount Liquor Inc; Dorale’s Footwear & Fashions; Dugan Sales & Service; Dutch Boy Car Wash; Sandra Ellyson; Evolution Power Sports; Expressions Gallery – Knit Nook - Diana Berns; Family Memorials by Gibson; First Premier Bank/Premier Bankcard; Five Star Massage; Gather; Glacial Lakes Distillery; Glacial Lakes Hunting Lodge & Guide Service - Tim & Chris Chandler; Godfather’s Pizza; Vic Godfrey; Golden Harvest Seed; Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort; The Gym; Hair Etc-Aveda; Hair FX; Hal Teske's Outdoor Images; Hefty Seed Co; Kevin Hericks DDS; Paul & Carol Hinderaker; Holiday Inn Express; Laura Hopp; Hot Mama Mack's; Roy Jackson; Jeff’s Vacuum Center; Joy Ranch; Justin's Lawn & Tree Service; Todd & Lesli Jutting; Karl's TV Audio & Appliance; Kil-Rad Barber Shop; Kones Korner; Phyllis Krull; KXLG Radio; Lake Area Technical Institute; Larry's Lumber; LATI School of Cosmetology; Lew’s Fireworks; Clark & Gerry Likness; LT's Liquor; Mike Luken; Macksteel Warehouse Inc; Makepeace Jewelers; Minnesota Vikings Organization; Montgomery’s Furniture; Mount Marty College Watertown; Northeast Technical High School; Norwex - Deb Schooley; Oak Tree Lodge; Odyssey Grand 8 Theatres; Oscar Nails Spa; Pampered Chef - Carol Bunkowske; Levi & Heathr Pearson; Larry & Sandy Peterson; Planet Fitness; Virg Polak; Prairie Lake Wellness Center; Prairie Winds Golf Club; Qdoba Mexican Eats; Quality Inn & Suites; Al & Pam Raeder; Shelly Raderschadt; Ramkota Hotel; Riddle's Jewelry & Gifts; Rising Star Athletics; Mark & Ronda Roby; Runnings; Sanford Health of Sioux Falls & Watertown Clinic; Raynette Schulte; Service Plus; Sheldon & Dru Seward; Mike & Patty Sheehan; Scott & Deb Shephard; Jim & Peg Silliman; Simply Sweet Baked Goods; Sioux Falls Sports LLC; Sioux Valley Greenhouses; Slumberland Furniture; CeCe Soucy – Mary Kay Costmetics; Spies Corp - dba Cowboy Country Stores; Stein Sign Display; Strawbale Winery; Target; Troy & Melissa Terronez; Brenda Teske; Grant & Deb Titze; Town Players; TownePlace Suites Marriott; Trav's Outfitter Inc; Unclaimed Freight Furniture; United - Operating as SkyWest Airlines; Uptowne Cleaners; Valley Queen Cheese; Vision Care Associates LLP – Dr Bruce Siegling; Washington Pavilion; Watertown Brewing Company; Watertown Chamber of Commerce; Watertown Concert Association; Watertown Confectionery; Watertown Event Center/Minervas; Watertown Family Aquatic Center; Watertown Fire & Rescue; Watertown High School Activities Office; Watertown Radio KWAT, KDLO, KIXX, KKSD, KSDR-AM/FM; Weiss Eyecare Clinic – Dr Melanie Weiss; Wells Fargo Bank; Westside Car Wash; Wheel Inn; Williams Auto; Williams Carpet Inc; WW Tire Service Inc; Chester Yackley; Cathy & Bill Zubke.
MOBILE SILENT AUCTION SPONSORS: Glacial Lakes Energy LLC, Lake Area Technical Institute, Mount Marty College, Sanford Health Watertown Clinic; Sharp Automotive
Watertown School District Staff Appreciation Prize Donor (Apple iPad) - Embrace Dentistry
UNDERWRITERS: ELEVATOR ($5000+): Jeff & Paula Orthaus. HARVESTER'S CLUB ($1000-$4999): Dan & Sandy Albertsen; Brueggeman Insurance; Dacotah Bank; Al & Connie Fannin; First Premier Bank/Premier Bankcard; Glacial Lakes Energy LLC; Great Western Bank; Ted & Sara Horning; Hy-Vee of Watertown; Jurgens Printing Inc - Kerry & Kristi Jurgens; Lake Area Technical Institute; Robert & Lorie Michaels; Mount Marty College; Plains Commerce Bank; Reliabank Dakota; Don & Kelly Roby; Sanford Health of Sioux Falls & Watertown Clinic; Lee & Jan Schull; Sharp Automotive - Doug & Lynn Sharp; Jim & Peg Silliman; Trav's Outfitter Inc - Travas & Sherri Uthe; VanLaecken Orthodontics - Dr Ryan & Jennifer VanLaecken & Dr Robert & Kristin VanLaecken; Walmart; Watertown Municipal Utilities; Watertown Public Opinion; Watertown School District. CULTIVATOR'S CLUB ($500-$999): Laurie Benson - Kinsman Insurance; Brown Clinic; Cashway Lumber; Jim & Angela Czech; Beverly Eggen; Family Dental Center & Watertown Family Eyecare; First Bank & Trust; Fischer Rounds & Associates Inc; Phillip Matthews State Farm Insurance; McDonald's - Mike Hartshorn; Miller Electric MFG Co; Moffatt Products Inc; Joy Nelson; Prairie Lakes Healthcare System; Pro-Tec Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc; Stone Oil Company Inc; Grant & Deb Titze; Glen & Darla Vilhauer; Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce. PLANTER'S CLUB ($100-$499): Active Heating Inc; Andor Inc/Taecker Plumbing & Heating; American Trust Insurance; Don Armstrong; Kathy Bierscheid; Crawford - Osthus Funeral Chapel LLC; Brad & Dawn Elshere; Deb Fredrickson; Susan Geyerman; Gray Construction Inc; Jim & Tawnya Jensen; Josh & Anna Kettwig; Rich & LouAnn Kosier; Alan Lawrence; Clark & Gerry Likness; Bret & Gwen McGillivary; McKeever Inc; Midwest Medical Service Inc; John & Monica Redlinger; Scott & Deb Shephard; Justin & Tanya Struckman; Tower Systems Inc; Vision Point Advisory Group - Scott Munger; Watertown Development Co; Worthington Industries. SEED CLUB ($1-$99): Sonja Anderson; Bob & Dody Bemis; Darwin & Nancy Brinkman - Brinkman Land Surveying; Elmer & Barb Brinkman; Jim & Kay Mahowald; George & Jan Newman; Mike & Jami Veeder
The Arrow Education Foundation is also grateful to the following "behind the scenes" businesses and individuals who offer their services so that our patrons may have the best experience that can be offered during HARVEST 2019
Event Auctioneers: Owen Bergh Auction
Employees of the Year Plants: Watertown Flowers
Event Dessert - Simply Sweet Baked Goods
Event Photographer: Margo Spiering
Event Tech: Deb Fredrickson, Don Armstrong
Event Grant Videos: Kathy Bierscheid
Event Printed Materials: Jurgens Printing Inc
Event Space Coordination: Watertown Event Center/Minervas
Facebook: The Original Marketing Group
Newspaper Advertising: Watertown Public Opinion
Office Support from Watertown School District: Kim Johnson, Michele Kruse, Kim Lehner, Dorothy Tesch
Print Advertising: Watertown Public Opinion
Radio Spots: KXLG and Watertown Radio KWAT, KDLO, KIXX, KKSD, KSDR-AM/FM
CHEERS TO OUR VOLUNTEERS!!!
The annual HARVEST event cannot happen without the generosity of many, many individuals who give wholeheartedly to ensure that our guests have a great experience! THANK YOU ONE AND ALL!!!