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Hy-Vee promotion leads to SMART Board for ELC

February 19, 2013
by David Swartz - Managing Editor , Estherville Daily News

Scott Walters and Dane Larsen from Estherville Hy-Vee presented a $1,500 SMART Board interactive whiteboard to Demoney Elementary during a gathering at the school on Tuesday.

The local Hy-Vee has donated a SMART Board each of the last four years.

"We're a big supporter of education and any way we can elp out that's where we want to put our dollars," said Estherville Hy-Vee manager Scott Walters.

Article Photos

Estherville Lincoln Central Elementary Principal Justin Bouse, front, accepts a SMART Board from Estherville Hy-Vee officials Dane Larsen and Scott Walters. Demoney Elementary preschooler Logan Schroder was the selected the recipient of an iPad tablet for being nominated by the person who earned the most points through Hy-Vee’s promotion. His grandmother Mikki Erickson is also pictured.
EDN photo by David Swartz

Accepting the award on behalf of the school was elementary principal Justin Bouse

Demoney Elementary is one of more than 200 schools throughout the Midwest that are receiving the innovative technology tools this year through Hy-Vee's SMART Points promotion, which ran from Sept.. 1 through Dec. 30.

During the promotional period, shoppers who purchased Procter & Gamble products at Hy-Vee earned points that could be designated to the schools of their choice. Demoney achieved the highest average points score in its region to earn the SMART Board.

In addition, the person who earned the most points designated on his or her behalf received a 16GB iPad tablet during Tuesday's presentation.

For this year, Logan Schroder was the winner of the iPad2.



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