We salute our 2013 concert sponsors whose generosity make the Lakes Area Music Festival possible and what it is today. We wish to acknowledge their contribution and highlight their activities.

Brainerd Savings & Loan We are a member-owned financial institution,  helping families and businesses meet their financial goals since 1922.  Mobile banking available. Go mobile…Bank Local.  Offices in Brainerd and Baxter. 524 South Sixth Street, Brainerd, and 14244 Dellwood Dr, Baxter www.brainerdsavings.com 218.829.5183

Dutch and Irma Cragun of Cragun’s Golf Resort and Conference Center. A year-around resort getaway where memories last a lifetime. Robert Trent Jones golf courses, mile-long sandy beach, skiing, fishing, complete health spa, great for weddings and family reunions. A Minnesota classic. www.craguns.com 1.800.CRAGUNS

The John W. and Marcia T. Turcotte Fund of the St. Paul Foundation

Dr. Warren and Jane Kleinsasser

Dr. Troy and Heather Duininck and family

Laura and Jerry Raedeke – artist, musician and owners of Raedeke Art Gallery of downtown Nisswa (where the turtles races are held!)

Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota Sarah Aamot, Artistic Director. The Brainerd Lakes area’s own 64-voice music ensemble presenting six concerts annually in Brainerd, Baxter, Walker, Nisswa, Aitkin and Staples. Notable for invitation to Minnesota Music Education Association performance in Minneapolis in 2009. www.legacychorale.org

Stewart and Henry Mills of the Mills Companies including Mills Fleet Farm. A Brainerd Lakes area community bedrock since 1922 with 31 stores in four states. www.fleetfarm.com 218.829.1565 (Baxter).

Nisswa Tax Service Twenty-eight years of dedicated and competent tax preparation with integrity. 2500 tax returns prepared annually by 7 tax preparers. A tradition of community service and support of the arts in our area. www.nisswatax.com 218.963.7908

Center for Organizational Development – James Storm, Ph.D. Professionals in philanthropic consultation, organizational development and leadership mentoring. www.catchcod.com 612.379.3817

Geritol Frolics, Ed Yunker, Producer and Director, Lynn Olson, Music Director. An all-over-55-year-old cast in its 22nd year presenting a theatre, dance and music performance October 17-27, 2013 at Brainerd’s Franklin Arts Center. www.geritolfrolics.com

Heartland Symphony Orchestra, Josh Arie, conductor. A 50-member ensemble presenting three concerts in Brainerd and Little Falls in October, December, and April in its 36th season. www.heartlandsymphony.org 800.826.1997

Roger Lykins of Lykins Pinehurst Resort and in memory of Judy Lykins. An immaculate nine-cabin family-run resort nestled in the woods overlooking Gull Lake in its 33rd year. TripAdvisor.com has 15 reviews for them–all 5-star reviews; when have you seen anything that good? Why don’t you or your guests try them? www.pinehurstongull.com 800.963.2485

The Treehouse just south of Pequot Lakes on Hwy 371 is an independently, locally-owned and operated garden center offering personalized service and unique items. www.treehouse371.com 218.568.8615