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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

 


THANK YOU TO THE GENEROUS COMMUNITY PARTNERS OF THE 2018 SENIOR VARIETY SHOW!

Bethany Life: Premier Sponsor for the 2018 Senior Variety Show

Austin Mortvedt (left), Director of Home and Community-based Services; and Holly Merk, Director of Marketing at Bethany Life, present the Senior Variety Show with a $2,000 Premier Sponsorship check for the 2018 production, “Simply Stellar!”  Receiving the check is Steve Bellin (right), SVS Sponsorship Chair.  Bethany Life has been a supporter of the senior show for many years.


Green Hills: Marquee Sponsorship for the 2018 Senior Variety Show

Carol Deppe and Si Silence, residents of Green Hills, along with Marketing Coordinator, Mary Harvey (back center) present the Senior Variety Show 2018 with a Marquee Sponsorship check of $1,000. Deppe and Silence are two of several Green Hill performers who will be on stage with the 24th Annual Senior Variety Show, “Simply Stellar!” August 17 and 18 at Ames City Auditorium.


Northcrest Community: Marquee Sponsorship for the 2018 Senior Variety Show

Linda Doyle (left),CEO/administrator of Northcrest Community, presents a $1,000 marquee sponsorship check to the SVS Board Vice President, Pat Meek, in support of the 24th Annual Senior Variety Show, “Simply Stellar!”   The performance will be Friday, August 17 & Saturday, August 18 at Ames City Auditorium.  Northcrest Community has been a supporter of this county-wide senior show for many years, and also has several residents and staff participating.


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) : Marquee Sponsorship for the 2018 Senior Variety Show

Jerilyn Logue (right), Program Manager for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Iowa State University, presents the Senior Variety Show with a $1,000 Marquee Sponsorship check.  Receiving the donation is Julie Minot, SVS Board President,  OLLI has been a long-time supporter of our annual senior show.

 


Thanks to the Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau for the 2018 Community Grant for $1,500!


Thanks to the Greater Iowa Credit Union for the 2018 Community-Giving Grant for $250

Jackie Buzard, marketing assistant for the Greater Iowa Credit Union; and Cathy Krebs, the CEO Executive Assistant, present a $250 community-giving grant to the Senior Variety Show. Accepting the donation are Jan Tibbetts and Kitty Fisher, members of the Senior Variety Show Production Team and also long-time members of the Greater Iowa Credit Union. 


Ames Ford Lincoln: Marquee Sponsorship for the 2018 Senior Variety Show

Nick Johnson, manager of Ames Ford Lincoln, presents Senior Variety Show Treasurer Vicki Stutzman with a Marquee Sponsorship check for $1,300.  In addition to the senior show sponsorship, for many years Ames Ford Lincoln has loaned a car for the performers in the 4th of July parade and helps sponsor the cast party in August.
 

Kiwanis Club

 
Ronnie Lindeman (left), SVS representative, receives a $300 check  from Stephanie Clark of the Ames Town and Country Kiwanis Club in support of the 24th Annual Senior Variety Show, “Simply Stellar!”  The Kiwanis Club has supported the Senior Varity Show for over 20 years,  both financially and as ushers welcoming the crowd.   
 
 

Anonymous Donor 

Special thanks to our Anonymous Donor, providing two Marquee Level sponsorships to our 2018 show!

 

 Other 2018 Sponsors…THANK YOU!

$500-$999

Accura HealthCare of Ames

Alpha Copies/Fast Signs

Choice Medical

Edward Jones Investments

Roger & Kay Berger

Shaffer’s Auto Body

WesleyLife at Home

 

$250-$499

Ames Town and Country Kiwanis Club

Bickford Assisted Living

North Grand Dental Clinic

Greater Iowa Credit Union

Hunziker & Associates Realtors

McFarland Clinic

Mark Forbis

Mary Greeley Home Health Services

Stephens Auditorium/Iowa State Center

 

$100-$249

Ames Choral Society

Andrew Zalasky/Hazel Creative Services

Anoka Stratton Memorial

At-Home Care Company

Chuck Jones Memorial

Emerhoff’s Foot Wear

Friedrich Iowa Realty

Hearing Unlimited

Heartland Senior Services of Story County

Jim Meek Memorial

Ken Larson Memorial

LeRoy Bergmann Memorial

Perfect Games

River Valley Credit Union

US Bank Wealth Management

Village Cooperative in Ames

Virginia Dowling & Tai Chi

Windsor Oaks Retirement Community

 

$50-$99

(See below)

Ames Breakfast Lions Club

Connie Hardy

Rolling Green Village in Nevada

Stevens Memorial Chapel

 


THANK YOU TO THE GENEROUS COMMUNITY PARTNERS OF THE 2017 SENIOR VARIETY SHOW!

$500-$999

Alpha Copies/Fast Signs

Choice Medical

Roger & Kay Berger

Shaffer’s Auto Body

WesleyLife at Home 

$250-$499

Ames Town and Country Kiwanis Club

Bickford Assisted Living

Consamus and Hampton Dental Clinic

Hunziker & Associates Realtors

Freedom Home Health Care

Keystone/Stonehaven Apartments

McFarland Clinic

Mark Forbis

Mary Greeley Home Health Care Services

Skip Walter

Stephens Auditorium

$100-$249

Ames Education Foundation

Ames Choral Society

At-Home Care Company

Bonnie Schauper Memorial

Emerhoff’s Foot Wear

Friedrich Iowa Realty

Greater Iowa Credit Union

Hearing Unlimited

Heartland Senior Services of Story County

Jennifer Lee Photography

Northridge Village

Perfect Games

River Valley Credit Union

US Bank

Village Cooperative in Ames

Virginia Dowling & Tai Chi

Virlayne Terry Memorial

Windsor Oaks Retirement Community

$50-$99

John & Betty Boccella

Ames Breakfast Lions Club

Carole Horowitz

Stevens Memorial Chapel

 


Bethany Life: Marquee Sponsorship for the 2017 Senior Variety Show

Kari Matheason (right), Chief Operations Officer at Bethany Life, presents the Senior Variety Show with a $1,000 Marquee Sponsorship check for its upcoming variety show. Bethany Life has been a loyal supporter of the show for many years. Receiving the check is Julie Minot, President of the Senior Variety Show Board. The 23rd Annual Senior Variety Show, “Feelin’ Groovy!”, celebrating the 60’s” showcases talented seniors from throughout Story County.  It will be performed August 18 and 20 at Ames City Auditorium.  Tickets are now on sale at RSVP/Senior Center in Story City; Ben Franklin Store in Nevada; and Eyeworks, Mary Kay’s Floral & Gifts, Heartland Senior Services, and Worldly Goods in Ames.

 


 

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Marquee Sponsorship for the 2017 Senior Variety Show

Jerilyn Logue (right), Program Manager for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Iowa State University, presents the Senior Variety Show with a $1,000 Marquee Sponsorship check for its upcoming annual senior show,  Receiving the check is Ronnie Lindeman, Past President of the Senior Variety Show Board.  The 23rd Annual Senior Variety Show, “Feelin’ Groovy!–celebrating the ’60’s” will play on August 18 & 20 at Ames City Auditorium.  Net proceeds will benefit Story County Vietnam Veterans Chapter 1102, and Heartland Senior Services of Story County.

 


Ames Ford Lincoln: Marquee Sponsorship for the 2017 Senior Variety Show

Casey Johnson (left) and Nick Johnson (right) of Ames Ford Lincoln present Senior Variety Show representative Steve Bellin with a Marquee Sponsorship check for $1,300.  In addition to the sponsorship, Ames Ford Lincoln loans a car for the performers in the 4th of July parade and helps sponsor the cast party in August. The 23rd Annual Senior Variety Show, “Feelin Groovy–celebrating the 60’s!”  will be performed August 18 and 20 at Ames City Auditorium.

 

 


 

Green Hills Retirement Community: Marquee Sponsorship for the 2017 Senior Variety Show

Residents of the Green Hills Retirement Community along with Marketing Director Roxanne Strike (back center)) gather in their new lobby to present the Senior Variety Show with a Marquee Sponsorship check of $1,000.   Pictured are residents who will be performing in this year show: (from left) Alice Thompson, Si Silence, Milt Allison, and Ken Larson.  Not pictured is performer Carol Deppe. The 23rd Annual Senior Variety Show, “Feelin Groovy–celebrating the 60’s!”  will be performed August 18 and 20 at Ames City Auditorium.

 


 

Northcrest Community: Marquee Sponsorship for the 2017 Senior Variety Show

Linda Doyle, CEO/Administrator of Northcrest Community presents a $1,000 Marquee sponsorship check to Senior Variety Show Treasurer Skip Walter in support of the 23rd Annual Senior Variety Show, “Feelin’ Groovy!”–celebrating the 60’s.   The performances will be August 18 and 20 at Ames City Auditorium.  Northcrest has been a supporter of this county-wide senior show for many years and also has some residents and staff participating.

 


 

The 23rd Annual Senior Variety Show is a recipient of a $2,500 community grant from the Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau for the 2017 season. Thank you, ACVB!

The volunteer staff and performers who make up the Senior Variety Show are very grateful to businesses, organizations and individuals in Ames, Story County and surrounding communities for your support of the Senior Variety Show. We could not continue without it. Please review the form below and indicate your sponsorship level with a mark in or near the box if front of that level. If you wish to send the contribution, just mail it to the address in the lower left portion of the form, or if you wish to be invoised for your contribution, just return the form with your information and the chedked level to the email address in the lower right portion of the form. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SPONSORSHIP!

 

Jim Meek, Senior Variety Show Secretary and sponsorship chair