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The City of Sully was one of the sponsors of the First Annual Business Appreciation Night held during the Lynnville-Sully varsity basketball games on Feb. 4, 2012. They teamed up with the City of Lynnville, Sully Development, Lynnville Chamber of Commerce, and the Lynnville-Sully School District to recognize over 100 businesses that provide a wide array of services to the community, as well as demonstrate exemplary commitment to keeping our small towns on the map. In the large group photo, representatives from 43 businesses received a round of applause during halftime of the boys game on Feb. 4. These businesses play a vital role in our community and schools and were recognized for the services they provide and support they generously give.

ban_2_2012The other photo shows Matt Drafahl (right) of Matt's Mowers of Sully shaking hands with the sponsor representatives, from left, Sully Mayor Gordon Yarrington, Lynnville Council Member Roy James, Lynnville Chamber member Linda Russell, and Lynnville-Sully School Board President Mike Rozendaal. As a way to say thanks, each business received two game tickets, which were also concession stand vouchers. Teryl Ver Ploeg, representing Sully Development, was the emcee during the honor ceremony.