Letter to the Editor

Your view: Thanks for giving

Friday, October 24, 2003

The United Methodist Men of Sikeston's First United Methodist Church are grateful for the participation of golfers and individuals and companies who supported our recent tournament at the Sikeston Country Club. As always, proceeds from this event will be used for charitable purposes in our community.

We wish to acknowledge the sponsors of the tournament: Troy Wilson and The First National Bank; Michael Jensen and the Standard Democrat; Mike Moll and Moll Printing; Steve Williams and the Animal Health Center; and Greg Krokstrom and Garry Warner.

Others who contributed greatly to the success of the tournament are: Raymond James Financial services, Greg Comer of State Farm Insurance, Terry Williams and Union Planters Bank, Steve Millington and First Midwest Bank, Randy Bohannon and the Malone Avenue Grill, Bo of Bo's Bar B Q, Fisherman's Net Restaurant, Rick Adams and First State Bank and Trust, Lambert's, Wal-Mart and Wal-Mart Vision Center, Sabona Bracelets, Aufdenberg Equipment, Sikeston Motors, Sikeston Bowling Center, Falkoff's Men's Shop, Decota Electric, Robin Pace and the US Bank, Good Humor-Breyers Ice Cream, John Deere, DeWitt Auction and Sue Rogers, 1First Realty GMAC.

Also, we appreciate our volunteers who give of their time and efforts: Vinita James, Michelle Krokstrom, Suzan Culver, Traci Jones and Shad Old. Golf pro Kevin Collins again provided his expertise and assistance in the conduct of the tournament.

So all helped, and we of the United Methodist Men appreciate it. "Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver." II Corinthians 9:7.

Larry Braden, secretary

United Methodist Men