Letter: Thanks to all who helped make concert possible

To the editor:

On April 29 at the high school auditorium, the Brown County Weekend Backpack Inc. presented a wonderful musical concert to honor our retiring superintendent, David Shaffer.

The board of directors would like to thank all the musicians performing that evening. The musicians were the Brown County School music teachers: Amy Smith, Kristi Billings, Bridget Rinehimer, Holly Bales-Hall and Nathaniel Sudduth. Other musicians were David Bartlett, Carrie Spires and Shannon Harris, Allison and Jackson O’Shea, Nate Tipton and Alvin Wagler, Angie Aumage and Joyce Jordan Cassal, Jennifer and Jason Blankenship, John Whitcomb and Rick Clayton, Julie and Dave Miller, Noah Guinn and Clara Stanley.

We would also like to thank these people for their support in producing this concert: Al Kosinski as emcee, Dr. Laurie Godfrey and the high school tech crew, Pam Bond and Jenny Bowden.

We would like to thank the Brown County Inn for providing lemonade and iced tea for the reception after the concert.

We would like to thank our principals for advertising the concert to their students and parents: Shane Killinger, Brian Garman, Trent Austin, Kelli Bruner, Christy Wrightsman and Abbie Oliver.

We would like to thank the Brown County Community Foundation and the Brown County Democrat for their support of our program.

Finally, we would like to thank all who attended this concert and especially all those who gave donations to Brown County Weekend Backpack Inc. We continue to believe that “No child deserves to go to bed hungry.”

Brown County Weekend Backpack Inc. Board of Directors (submitted by Jan Swigert)

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