To the Editor:

We would like to thank you all who participated in this years Ninth Annual Swanson/Horrigan Softball Tournament.

This year was again successful due to our loyal friends and their families that take the time to come out and help us with this great cause.

Special thanks go out to Dave and Mark Lyon for organizing all of the teams, fields, and crews that maintain this smooth running weekend.

There endless commitment has truly excelled this tournament to a higher standard, 33 teams this year and growing.

A sincere thanks to our Crew, The Town of Washington, The Parks and Recreation, Washington Town Crew, The Gunnery crew, The Washington Fire Department, Washington Food Market, and all the local businesses and people for there generous time and donations.

We would like to thank all of the team sponsors and their players that come back each and every year. Without there help and support this event would not be possible.

We would like to thank them all for nine fabulous years.

This year we were amazed by the number of families that came out and supported our great cause.

They all commented on how safe they feel bringing their young families to this tournament and how they look forward to this weekend throughout the year.

We would like to thank the people of Washington and their facilities for creating and maintaining this safe environment. We are very blessed to be part of this town and the security that it brings.

It is indeed our pleasure to be surrounded with such loving people.

We would like to say than you again to all who made this weekend special to us, and we are sincerely grateful to everyone that keeps the boys' memory in their hearts.

Your constant generosity and yearly contributions will continue to help these young students create their future.

We look forward to seeing you all next year, spend time with your loved ones and have a safe and healthy year.

Al and Lynda Swanson