Letter of thanks: KABAM! heroes saluted

The Steering Committee of the 12th Annual Kingman Area Books Are Magic (KABAM!) Fest would like to thank the following listed here:

For financial and in-kind support: Arizona Commission on the Arts, Libraries Ltd., True Value, Walmart, Multer Electric LLC, KRMC, Mohave County Public Works - Traffic Division, Brenden Theaters, Mohave Museum of History and Arts, Salvation Army, Beale Street Brews, Arizona Humanities Council, Mohave County Library, Mark Richter and students of the Lee Williams High School Chapter of Skills USA Graphics Design, Kingman Mohave Lions Club Foundation, Spirit Halloween Store, Home Depot, Debora Cass, Jeff Cass, Margaret Lippincot, Marsha Pennington, UPS Store, Hill Family Investments Inc./DBA 66 Auto Sales, Keepers of the Wild, Sutton Memorial Funeral Home, Desert Construction, Devault Electric LLC, Data Max LLC, Del Taco, Anytime Fitness, Kasie Murawski, The GEO Group, Inc., Freiday Construction, Inc., Kathy Ortman, RE/MAX Prestige Properties, Laughlin Library, and Karen DeShazer.

For volunteer, administrative and miscellaneous support: Bruce Carter, Kristi Turman, Stephanie Cress, Joan Abraham, Beth Weisser, Mikel Weisser, Sue Weissert, Jeanne Kolander, Maria Gonzales, Catherine Williams, Dari Casanova, Captain Running Man, Alan Bensch, Aaron Burchfield, Zakiya "Fish" Johnson, Rob Walker, Xeth Walker, Tammy Towry, Aidan Towry, Nik Clay, Bailey Casanova, Ariana Bensch, Tyler Guernsey, Seth Walker, Sidney Muhle, Mayor Richard Anderson, Larry Carver, Sam Gale, Jo Wilkins, Kingman Daily Miner, Doug McMurdo, and Shannon Rossiter.

And, of course, our authors: featured authors Lynne Avril, JC Amberlyn, Deborah Laurent and Jim Turner, and featured poet Lauren Perry - you truly are superheroes! Thank you also to all the local and regional authors and poets who participated, making KABAM! the most festive book festival in the land!

Trish Cobb

KABAM! Steering Committee Secretary