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    Donors and sponsors are recognized on the SJRF website, in the Festival program, and in newsletters.   They are also invited to the Donor Party; and receive tiered ticket packages. Contributions in any amount are graciously accepted. All contributions are eligible as a charitable tax donation.

Maple Leaf $5,000  (receives 4 ticket packages)
Entertainer $2,500  (receives 3 ticket packages)
Cascades $1,000  (receives 2 ticket packages)
Easy Winner $750 (receives 1 ticket package)
Swipsey $500 (receives 4 tickets to one concert)
Chrysanthemum $250 (receives 2 tickets to one concert)
Leola $100  (receives 1 ticket to one concert)
Call 660-826-2271 to donate by phone or mail donations to Scott Joplin International Ragtime Foundation

Festival Partners 
Sedalia Area Tourism Commission / Sedalia Convention & Visitors Bureau  Missouri Arts Council | Missouri Humanities Council  |  City of Sedalia  Missouri Division of Tourism | Sedalia Heritage Foundation 
Liberty Center Association for the Arts


George Cuseo

Jim Rauth
Katherine Menefee
Bill & Nancy Moss
David Almquist
Jerusha White
Jean Almquist
Dennis Reed
Maggie Yake

Marge Lumpe

Larry Melton

Anita Barrick

Dave "Smiley" Wallace, Jr.

Byron Matson

David Menefee

Diane Capps

Joyce Groebl

Anna Horton

Gene McPherson

Emma Curry

Farrell Pierce

Michael & Linda Sears

Robert Joyce

Roland Szabo

James Wenck

Monty Suffern

John Remmers

Robert Livingston
Bob Walters

Festival Sponsors – have provided funding for festival specific expenses.

Central Bank of Sedalia
Steinway Piano Gallery of Kansas City
Thompson Hills Shopping Center
Steak & Shake
Dairy Queen
AFC American Family Care Clinic
County Distributing

Ragtime Kids Sponsors

Jim Rauth

Kate Karp

Artist in Residence Sponsors
Sedalia Rotary Club,  Sedalia Literacy Council,  PTA’s: Parkview, Sacred Heart, Horace Mann, Washington, Skyline, Heber Hunt, Green Ridge, LaMonte, Dresden, Sedalia Middle School,


Festival Donors:
have provided product or services to offset festival specific expenses.
Upright Piano Donors
George Cuseo

Jim Rauth

Roland Szabo

Garrell Pierce

Anna Horton

James Wenck

Joyce Groebl

John Remmers

Monty Suffern

Robert Livingston

Michael & Linda Sears
Performer Sponsors
Jerusha White
Larry Melton

Dave "Smiley" Wallace, Jr.
Green Room Sponsors
Pepsi | Culligan Water | Kehde’s BBQ | Mr. Goodcents | McDonalds
Bandana's | LeMaire's Catfish | Pi
zza Hut | Perkins | Papa Jake's Donuts | Ozark Coffee Company | WalMart | Jimmy John's | Best Donuts

Donor Reception – County Distributing 
have provided their time and talent  in support of the festival.
Artistic Team
Bryan Wright, Artistic Director
Bill Edwards, Symposia Director
David Reffkin, Festival Historian,
Diane Skomars
Mary Grace Lanese, Festival Community Representative
William McNally, Ragtime Kids
Marketing Team
Official Photographer, Randy Kirby
Graphic Designers, Madge Gressley, Bob Walters
Videographer, Mike Kelley
Artist in Residence Team
Kathleen Boswell, Mary Grace Lanese
Sedalia Ragtime Archives Project
Coordinator – Larry Melton. Becky Imhauser, Sedalia Business Women
Venue Team
John Simmons, Sedalia Mayor & City Council, Sedalia Police Department, Sedalia Street Department, Furnell Investments, Weiser Tent Company, Sedalia Downtown Development Inc
Liberty Center Festival Headquarters Team
Technical & Sound—Carl Hutcherson
Multi-Media Presentations—Bill Edwards
Box Office – Evelyn Porter & Vickie Embree
Hospitality Team
Nancy Moss, Bill & Ann Richardson
Home Hosts
Greg & Kathleen Boswell
Ragtime Store Team
Katherine Menefee , Jill White, Reva Woodward, Scott Miller

Every attempt has been made to include all who have supported the festival.   However if an acknowledgement has been omitted, please accept our apologies.

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