2019 Sponsors

An event of this magnitude would not be possible without support. Thank you to the gracious people and businesses who sponsor the event and help fund Skeffington Memorial student scholarships and community projects.


Diamond Sponsors

The DeWitt Guardian Industries plant was built in 1996 and is a state-of-the art facility that manufactures glass for commercial and architectural applications. The local plant produces mirrors, tempered (or safety) glass and several types of coated glass products.

Platinum Sponsors

Expander Americas Inc., with locations in Germany and the United States as well as Sweden, makes pivot expander pins for heavy equipment in the construction, forestry, mining and oil/natural gas industries. In 2014, they purchased a 15,000-square-foot building on four acres in DeWitt for its production.

LincolnWay Community Foundation assists in charitable projects and programs that contribute to the quality of life in rural Clinton County, Iowa. The Foundation provides grants, scholarships, tax benefits and administration services to organization churches, schools and individuals with charitable intent.

Gold Sponsors

Andresen Landscaping is a full-service landscape business, celebrating over 25 years. Their garden center is 2 1/2 acres of nursery stock, from finish grading to hydro seeding, sodding, design, consultation and installation. They also have fresh cracked pecans.

Black Cat Wear Parts is a global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality wear parts to the construction, mining, and road maintenance industries.

Blondie’s offers a wide variety of hot and blended drinks from espresso to fruit smoothies. Use the convenient drive thru or come in to enjoy your food and drink from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM Monday through Friday or Saturdays from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Sashollie has a variety of unique items to choose from! Urban rustic home decor to gourmet food to women’s apparel and accessories. It is located at 801 6th Avenue, Monday through Friday 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Saturday 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM.

At Cram Chiropractic, our team is ready to meet with you to discuss your needs and design a program that is right for you. Our DeWitt chiropractors can help with a variety of physical ailments, including muscle strain, neck pain, chronic back pain and more.

Custom-Pak is one of the world’s largest industrial blow molded parts manufacturers and a leading provider of advanced blow molding technology. Custom-Pak designs and builds energy efficient blow molding machines and sophisticated blow molds.

Dave and Sandi Deke have been involved with the Skeffington Race since it’s inception. They been financial sponsors, as well as active members of the planning committee. Their support continues as sponsors of the kids bike-give-away for Fun Run participants under age 12.

The mission of DeWitt Bank and Trust Co. is to be recognized as Eastern Iowa’s most successful independently owned financial service organization. The organization achieves this mission through superior customer service, a reputation for honest and fair dealing, and by offering the best products in the marketplace.

Locally owned and operated since 2000, DTM offers the coldest beer and soda cave, hot pizza, appetizers, chicken, DVD Rental, gas, diesel DEF, propane, liquor, wine, candy and lottery.

Subway is an American privately held fast food restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches and salads. You will find the local DeWitt Subway at 715 6th Avenue.

It’s important to understand what you’re working toward before you invest your money.  As an Edward Jones financial adviser, we can help you plan for retirement, save for children’s’ college or try to protect the financial future of the ones you care for the most. Together we can work to develop specific strategies to help you achieve your goals and monitor your progress to help make sure you stay on track or determine if any adjustments need to be made.

Farm Bureau Financial Services is more than insurance, more than products, more than the bricks and mortar that make up it’s buildings. It’s about you – your family, your home, your future. It’s agents build relationships with people from all walks of life to help them with services including auto insurance, home and property insurance, and life insurance.

As a locally owned bank, First Central State Bank is in touch with the community it serves and is responsive to the financial needs of it’s customers. The business works hard to provide innovative solutions that give customers, neighbors, employers and friends a safe and secure financial future.

With years of experience, GreenTech Spray Foam Insulation offers exceptional spray foam insulation services and great customer care. Our insulation contractors have helped businesses and homeowners save between 40 and 60 percent on energy costs with spray foam insulation. Unlike traditional fiberglass or cellulose insulation, spray foam creates a better barrier against heat transfer, outside elements and pests.

IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union provides checking and savings accounts, credit and debit cards, business and investment services, CDs, IRAs and a variety of loans. Membership is open to all.

ITW Magnaflux has developed a comprehensive range of products, consumables and equipment for non-destructive examination needs.

ITW Fluids NA specializes in advanced mold release agents, metalworking fluids, rust preventatives, lubricants and cleaners.  They are recognized as the industry leader in the development and production of scientifically advanced mold release agents for rubber, composite, and urethane molding applications.

Founded in 1900, Iowa Mutual Insurance Company provides a wide range of commercial and personal insurance products sold through independent insurance agents in Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska. Iowa Mutual combines local expertise and national resources to provide the best services for policyholders, agents and associates.

Founded in 1965, Kwik Trip or most commonly known as Kwik Star is a chain of privately held convenience retail stores headquartered in La Crosse, Wisconsin. From employee volunteers and family support programs to monetary contributions and fundraising efforts, they believe making a difference in communities goes far beyond helping folks get through the day.

Murphy’s Pub and Bickering Brother’s Brewery has one of the largest craft beer selections in the Quad Cities area with 40 draft beers! Try one of the beers they brew in house. Murphy’s also has a food menu that provides a delicious, affordable dinner, outdoor seating and a room available for large events.

For over 50 years, Scott Drug Pharmacy has been the DeWitt area’s trusted pharmacy offering knowledgeable and accessible pharmacists, fast and easy Rx transfers, free in-town delivery, acceptance of all flexible spending accounts, weekly packaging of medications to improve patient safety and compliance, vaccinations, 24-hour on-call pharmacist, Shopper Rewards, fast and friendly service, open 7 days a week and service to nursing homes.

The Observer is a twice-weekly newspaper serving DeWitt and rural Clinton County since 1864. The newspaper offers its advertisers coverage of the trade area and its readers the most complete coverage of local & county news.

At Vosler Investment Group, they believe planning isn’t just the first and most important step toward your financial future, it is the foundation of their business. With a team approach they take the time to explore your financial goals and expectations. By determining what you envision for your comfortable retirement, they help you pursue your goals.

Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors

Abstract & Title Guaranty Company
Ag Spectrum Company
Deke Insurance, Inc.
DeWitt Family Dentistry
DeWitt Office Center/Joy of Giving
Fug’s Auto Body
Gravert Building & Remodeling
Hinkle Surveying
Kirby Water Conditioning LLC
Mediacom
Midwest Publishing & Marketing Co.
Miller Chiropractic
Running Wild
Total Septic Service
Vision Center of DeWitt