My Fishing Pond Receives Generous Donations

by Bridgewater Tribune

Thursday, December 6, 2012

My Fishing Pond Inc., of Bridgewater, SD, recently purchased a new Gator, which was desperately neede for the pond.  The Gator was purchased thanks to many generous donations including those from Central Farmers Cooperative, and First Presbyterian Church of Bridgewater.  In the top photo, My Fishing Pond, Inc, Inc. President John Alvarez accepts a check from Central Farmers Cooperatives Don Jacobson.  In the lower photo, Iris Shanard, treasurer of First Presbyterian Church of Bridgewater, stands in front of the new Gator.  Shanard presented a check to My Fishing Pond, Inc. and behalf of the church, from the assets of the church, which closed its doors recently.  Other Gator fund sponsors included: Fred Haar Co, Inc., Freeman; South Dakota Community Foundation, Pierre; Vern Eide Ford & GMC, Mitchell; Bake's, Freeman; Roger and Jan Leitheiser, Emery; Ken & Cliffer Miller and Nellie Young; Firesteel Healthcare Center and Cary L. Brenner; Derry Anderson, CPA, Sioux Falls; Janice E. Harress Powder Springs, Ga; Land O' Lakes, Inc.; Randy Koerner Construction, Freeman; Potter Tire and Service LLC, Bridgewater; Richard Farm Co,. Bridgewater; Weidenbach Concrete Works; Total Stop, Emery; Olson's Pest, Bridgewater and Yankton; Farmers State Bank, Bridgewater; Fink Law Office, P.C. Bridgewater; and George Leitheiser, Emery.