SPONSORSHIP FOR THE 2019 SENIOR VARIETY SHOW

Supporting Vital Programs

An important piece of this show is fundraising for vital senior programs in the community. When you donate or buy tickets, your dollars continue to help seniors. Some organizations who have benefited from SVS proceeds are:

  • Heartland Senior Services of Story County
  • Story County Freedom Flight
  • Retired Senior and Volunteer Transportation Program of Central Iowa

If you would like to encourage senior advancement through the performing arts, your generous donations and inquiries may be sent to:

Senior Variety Show
P.O. Box 223
Ames, IA 50010
515-292-9394


2019 Partners

Marquee Sponsors this year (learn more and see photos below):
Shaffer’s Auto Body
Ames Ford Lincoln
Northcrest Community
Green Hills
Anonymous
Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau
Edward Jones Investments
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Ames Town and Country Kiwanis Club: Sponsor for the Senior Variety Show

Ames Town and Country Kiwanis recently awarded the Senior Variety Show with a $300 grant to help with the annual show’s fundraising pursuits.  The 25th Annual Senior Variety Show, “Celebrating Silver, Creating Gold!” will be presented in August at Ames City Auditorium and its net proceeds support local senior programs and projects.

Shaffer’s Auto Body: Marquee Sponsor for Senior Variety Show

Sam Shaffer (right), owner of Shaffer’s Auto Body in Ames presents a $1,000 check to Steve Bellin for Marquee Sponsorship of the Senior Variety Show.  Bellin is the Sponsorship Chair for the show.   Shaffer has supported the show for many years and is proud that that his mother, Mary Ann Barnes, was an integral part of the show.  The 25th Annual Senior Variety Show, “Celebrating Silver, Creating Gold!”  will be held  August 16 and 17 at Ames City Auditorium.

Ames Ford: Marquee Sponsor for Senior Variety Show

Nick Johnson (left), manager of Ames Ford Lincoln in Ames presents a $1,000 check to Financial Consultant Skip Walter for Marquee Sponsorship of the Senior Variety Show. Ames Ford Lincoln has been a longtime sponsor of the show and each year has loaned a vehicle for show members to use in the Ames 4th of July Parade.   The Johnsons also cover the cost of the cast party following the August performance.   The 25th Annual Senior Variety Show, “Celebrating Silver, Creating Gold!”  will be held  August 16 and 17 at Ames City Auditorium.

Northcrest: Marquee Sponsor for Senior Variety Show

Linda Doyle (left), Northcrest Community CEO/Administrator, presents a $1,000 check to Julie Minot for Marquee Sponsorship of the Senior Variety Show 2019.  Minot is the show’s co-director and is past president of the Senior Variety Show board. Northcrest has been a long-time show sponsor and has several residents and staff performing in this year’s show.   The 25th Annual Senior Variety Show, “Celebrating Silver, Creating Gold!”  will be held August 16 and 17 at Ames City Auditorium. 

Green Hills: Marquee Sponsor for Senior Variety Show

While enjoying the Bistro atmosphere at Green Hills, Marketing Director Bailey Upton; and Green Hills residents Carol Deppe, Alice Thompson and Si Silence present the Senior Variety Show with a $1,000 Marquee Sponsorship check.  Accepting the check is Senior Variety Show board member Kitty Fisher (right).  Although all three Green Hills residents have performed on the senior variety show stage, Thompson has been in all of the performances since 1995 and at 95 years, is the oldest performer.  The 25th Annual Senior Variety Show “Celebrating Silver, Creating Gold!” will be held August 16 and 17 at Ames City Auditorium. 

Osher Lifelong Learning: Marquee Sponsor for Senior Variety Show

Jerilyn Logue (left), director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents a $1,000 Marquee Sponsorship check to Jan Sobotka Sabin, Senior Variety Show Board Secretary. OLLI, housed in the ISU Alumni Center at 429 Alumni Lane, offers continued learning opportunities for anyone 50+.  The Fall Open House is August 8 and new classes begin on September 9.

Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau: Marquee Sponsor for Senior Variety Show

Thank you, Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau, for awarding the Senior Variety Show with a $1,500 Community Grant.   Pictured receiving the check from ACVB Board Chair, Jim Baker are Pat Meek, SVS Board President and Skip Walter, SVS Finance Consultant.

Edward Jones: Marquee Sponsor for Senior Variety Show

Edward Jones financial advisors from the Ames area:  Austin Fender (left), Eric Bryan, John Tillo, Austin Woodin, and Douglas Dodgen (not pictured) are presenting Senior Variety Show Board President, Pat Meek, with a $1,000 Marquee sponsorship check for the 25th Annual Senior Variety Show.    Edward Jones advisors have been long-time supporters of the show.  The 25th Annual Senior Variety Show, “Celebrating Silver, Creating Gold!” will be held August 16 and 17 at Ames City Auditorium.  

Gold Sponsors

Accura

Alpha Copies

Choice Medical

Vintage Cooperative

Heartland Senior Services

Roger/Kay Berger

North Grand Dental Clinic

Silver Sponsors

Ames Town and Country Kiwanis

Bickford Assisted Living

Hunziker

McFarland Clinic

Mark Forbis

Mary Greeley Home Health Services

Stephens Auditorium

Bethany Life Households

Keystone/Stonehaven Apartments

Hearing Unlimited

Bronze Sponsors

Ames Choral Society

Andrew Zalasky

At-Home Care

Emerhoff’s

Friedrich Iowa Realty

Perfect Games

River Valley

US Bank

Village Cooperative

Tai Chi

Ames Lion’s Club

Wayne Larson Collison Specialists

Barb Mosier Memorial

Cay Peet Memorial

Al/Evelyn Bentley Memorial

Red Friars

Jim Okey Honorarium

Alice Thompso Honorarium

Donna Erckson   Honorarium

Pat Brown State Farm Insurance

Critchett’s Lowrey Organ Company

Connie Hardy

Page Sponsors

Stevens Memorial Chapel