Letter: Contributors brought literacy to Kingman

The 11th Annual Kingman Area Books Are Magic (KABAM!) thanks the following for their contributions to a wonderful festival:

Sponsors that gave financial or in-kind assistance are Mohave Library Alliance, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Beale Street Brews, 5th Street Books, City of Kingman, Kingman Mohave Lions Club Foundation, Libraries Ltd., Management Training Corporation, Mohave County Community Services, Mohave County Library, Mohave County Public Works/Traffic Division, Smith's Food and Drug, Sonic, Staples, and Taco Bell.

Featured authors celebrated were Deborah Laurent, Stephanie Cress, Alexandra Livingston, Bernard Schober AKA The Klute, and Conrad Storad.

KABAM! Fest 2015 would not have been possible without the assistance and talents of Jeff Cass, Debbie Cass, Alex Ball, Hector Santiago, Steve Silva, Gregg Whaley, Maria Gonzales, Richard Gonzales, Santos Pete Burrolla, Sr., Santos Pete Burrolla, Jr., Analese Burrolla, Christiano Burrolla, Sue Weissert, Jeanne Kolander, Catherine Williams, Dari Casanova, Barbara Patterson, Bruce Carter, Kristi Turman, Stephanie Cress, Alexandra Livingston, Kerry Glancy, Mert Glancy, Alan Bensch, Les Krause, Aaron Burchfield, Joan Abraham, Lee Williams High School National Honor Society, Mikel Weisser, Beth Weisser, Abdul El-Awik, Donald Parker, Kingman Daily Miner and Doug McMurdo, City of Kingman City Council, Mayor Richard Anderson, Mark Wimpee, Jr. and Sydney Muhle, Gina Marin, Angela Patterson, Seth Walker, Rob Walker, and Bob Laulo.

Thank you for all your efforts to bring literacy and a love of reading to our community!

Trish Cobb

KABAM! Steering Committee Secretary

Kingman