To the Editor:

On behalf of the Virgin Valley Little League we would like to say thank you to all the volunteers, organizations and individuals for their help organizing and contributing to this year’s amazing Baseball and Softball season. “It was a tremendous success, thanks largely to the generosity of the community sponsors, donors, umpires, volunteers, coaches and especially the youth of the valley’s,” said Nicholas Montoya, Virgin Valley Little League Vice President.

We want to give a special Thanks to all of the League Sponsors that helped 300 boys and girls play Baseball and Softball in the Virgin Valley Little League.

Minor League Girls Softball Sponsors: Fidelity National, Mesquite Elks Lodge, Mesa View Hospice, Kokopelli Landscaping, Redd Hills Cinema, Valley Pediatric Dental, Falcon Ridge Car Wash and this Year’s Champion in this Division Cosmopolitan Dental.

Minor League Boys Baseball Sponsors: Mesquite Dental, Eureka Hotel and Casino, Reliance Connects, Farmers Insurance/Bill Mitchell Agency, Mesa View Home Care, Kids for Sports Foundation, Mesquite Elks Lodge and this Year’s Champion in this Division Premier Properties.

Major League Boys Baseball Division: Redd Hills Cinema, ERA Real Estate, Mesquite Sunrise Rotary and this Year’s Champion in this Division Knights of Columbus.

Junior League Girls Softball Sponsors: Dotty’s, Casablanca Hotel and Casino and this Year’s Champion in this Division Landtrends Inc.

Junior League Boys Baseball Sponsors: Fidelity Real Estate, Virgin River Hotel & Casino and this Year’s Champion in this Division Mesa View Physical Therapy.

There are some organizations that helped sponsor product and money for the behind the scenes, Bruce Landvik, Odyssey Landscaping, Bank of Nevada, Colonial Property, L & M Welding, Smith’s Food and Drug, Nature’s Own Distributors Ron & Sheila Peterson, Ann Hatties, Pulte Del Webb Inc., Virgin Valley High School Baseball and Softball Teams, Desert Valley Times/Internet sources, Mesquite Local/Internet Sources and the Charlie Z Golf Tournament.

We want to thank those people behind the scenes and on the front line that helped make these nights happen; The Virgin Valley Little League Board Members: Tom and Paula Richardson, Dave Everitt, Becky Richards, Ed Koch, Shannon Harris, Geno Withleder, Brian Fanning, Lou Martin, Justin Goodsell and Nicholas Montoya. We will definitely be moving forward with this program to make it bigger and better; said Dan Wright, Virgin Valley Little League President.

All volunteers, organizations, individuals and community leaders are to be commended for all their generosity and kindness; said Paula Richardson, Board Member/Concession Leader, praised all volunteers and said, “Their helpful and cheerful attitude made it a very warm and an exciting environment for all”. Becky Richards/Board Member added “We cannot thank them enough for their amazing efforts and kindness for the community”.

Major Generous donors for the program included The Mesquite Elks Lodge 2811 and The City of Mesquite and some other donors that wish to remain anonymous.

The Virgin Valley Little League will definitely look forward to working with all of these wonderful businesses, organizations and volunteers in the future.

Once again, thank you all for your contributions and volunteer hours that helped make this program extremely successful, especially a big thanks to all the Boys and Girls that participated this year, you are the ones that make the show happen!!!.

We want to inform everyone in the community. If you, your business, or organization is interested in contributing time, money, product, or you have additional questions please contact: Nicholas Montoya ( 346-8732 or Dan Wright ( 702-346-6600