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2023 Sponsors

Major Grants:


Discover Ames (formerly ACVB)

Premier Sponsor: Northcrest

Marquee Sponsors: Ames Ford Lincoln, Green Hills Community, and Shaffer's Auto Body

Premier Grant: Ames Commission on the Arts

Nancy Gebhart, chair of Ames Commission on the Arts, presents a $4,900 grant to Senior Variety Show grant writer, Jeanette Abrams in front of Ames City Auditorium and the Chuck Jones Memorial Bench. The grant was awarded to help cover the costs of renting the Ames City Auditorium during show week, plus other marketing items. The Ames City Auditorium has hosted the senior performances since 1995.

Premier Grant: Discover Ames

On behalf of the Senior Variety Show, SVS board representative Kitty Fisher receives a $1,000 community grant from Discover Ames for the upcoming August 2023 show, “Decades Deli.” Discover Ames (Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau) has been a promoter of the senior show for many years.

Premier Sponsor: Northcrest

Senior Variety Show announces with gratitude Northcrest Community as its Premier Show Sponsor this year! Pictured here is Northcrest CEO/Administrator Dawn Borwig presenting a $2,000 check to SVS Board President Pat Meek. Northcrest has supported the show since 2002 and has featured several talented residents on the SVS stage. This year, a record number of Northcrest residents will be performing in the areas of song, dance, and humor. Come check out their amazing talent!

Marquee Sponsor: Ames Ford Lincoln

The Senior Variety Show (SVS) thanks Ames Ford Lincoln for its continued support of seniors in Story County. Pictured here is General Sales Manager Hans Halbur (left) presenting a $1,300 check to SVS Sponsorship Chair Steve Bellin. Ames Ford Lincoln has been a longtime SVS Marquee Sponsor and also each year has loaned a vehicle for show members to use in the Ames 4th of July Parade. In addition Ames Ford Lincoln helps sponsor the SVS cast party following the August performance.

Marquee Sponsor: Green Hills Community

Senior Variety Show is very grateful for the Green Hills Community and its continued $1,000 Marquee sponsorship for the 27th Annual Senior Variety Show. Through the years Green Hills has supported the show both monetarily and with several popular performers. Pictured here with Green Hills Marketing Director Linda Lauver and Marketing Coordinator Bailey Upton (front and back left) are some of the Green Hills residents who will be performing in this year's show. You are going to love their acts!

Marquee Sponsor: Shaffer's Auto Body

The owners/operators of Shaffer's Auto Body (Justin Fancher (left) and Chad Borwick) proudly announce their $1,000 Marquee Sponsorship of the 26th Annual Senior Variety Show, Aug 19/20, 2022, at Ames City Auditorium. Receiving the check is SVS Treasurer, Vicki Stutzman. Through this contribution, Shaffer's is pleased to honor the memory of Mary Ann Barnes, a long-time supporter of the show. Thank you, Shaffer's!

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