2018 Orchard Place Spelling Bee
March 1, 2018
Decades Event Center~ 1208 Grand Ave ~ West Des Moines
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CONGRATULATIONS to our 2017 winners!!
Grand Champion Spellers
All lights were green for Corporate's Mario Kart Grand Bees as they plowed over 15 other teams to take home the Best Spellers Award. They were ready for the race to the Champion Circle. Team members included Chris Walters, Karen Lindquist, Craig Williams and Adam Peters. Congratulations on this first time win!
Most Bribe Money Raised by a Team
The Mario Kart Grand BEE were also bribe-happy money-laden team from
Orchard Place Cooperate office. They raised more than $9,000 in bribery
taking home this coveted award. Our hats are off to these racers
for their super-bribe raising efforts!
Best Cheering Section
The Bee the People, a rowdy, chanting, shouting patriotic team from Nationwide marched on with the Best Cheering Award for their raucous behavior. The judges loved their shenanigans! Old Glory will never be the same! Congratulations to Dana McQuillen, Kristie Harrold, Tanya Kruse, Cecil Coffman, Bobbi Freeman, and Scott Copper.
The Bee Fit team from the Orchard Place Integrated Health Program won Best Costumes. Congrats to Jane Fonda, Richard Simmons and the rest of the 80's firness mavens! (aka Sonni Vierling, Audrey Jones, Heather Messerly, and Brian Walker). Their leotards, legwarmers and sweat delighted the judges!
Best Team Name
The Beea Arthurs, a new Golden Girls team form Pillar Technology celebrated the joys of the joys of the golden years by taking home the Best Team Name Award. Congrats to Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia! Or was it Jessie Puls, Dani Hubbard, Sarah Lichter, Zach VanMeter, and Michael Patterson? Thank you for being a friend of Orchard Place!
For more information contact Brandie at 287-9621 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you to our Sponsors:
Bee Keep Sponsors
||The Patti and Jim Cownie
Queen Bee Sponsors
Honey Bee Sponsors
Worker Bee Sponsors:
For more sponsorship information contact Andrea at 287-9605 or email@example.com
Food and Beverage Sponsors
Atlantic Bottling Company, Big Tomato Pizza, Buffalo Wild Wings, Firehouse Subs, Fuzzy's Taco Shop, Guru BBQ, Gusto Pizza, Hy-Vee, In the Bag, Jimmy John's, Legends, Little Caesars, Northern Lights Pizza, Paesano's Pizzeria, Papa John's Pizza, Subway
Prize & In-Kind Sponsors
Americana, Baratta's, Blank Park Zoo, Bonefish Grill, Court Ave Brewery, Des Moines Playhouse, Drake Diner, Embassy Suites, Flix Brewhouse, Gilroy's, Hilton Garden Inn, Iowa Cubs, Iowa Culinary Institute, Jasper Winery, Johnny's Hall of Fame, KOA- Adel, Louie's Wine Dive, Residence Inn, Roca, WineStyle