Jim Reed

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Residing In: Fort Dodge, IA USA
Homepage: www.shellabration.org
Occupation: Formerly...Sales Manager, Marco...Fort Dodge Business Systems
How did you happen to select/end up in your career?

I had just graduated from the University of Iowa and my rent was due!

School Stories: What are your favorite memories of school? Any funny or heartwarming memories you'd like to share? Did you attend college (if so where) ?

Fort Dodge Senior High 1980
BS Psychology 1984, Iowa State University
BA Biology 1988, University of Iowa

What do you want to do or accomplish before you "kick the bucket"?

Produce a show at Dodger Stadium with either Bon Jovi or Aerosmith as headliner.

Anything else you'd like to share?

Have worked in the printing and office technology industry since 1989 (19 years with Fort Dodge Business Systems acquired by Marco in Dec 2012 through May 2015 for a total of 21.5 years). Also serve as President and founder of a non-profit community service organization entitled Shellabration Inc. with the goal of serving the greater Fort Dodge area through exciting performing arts and entertainment options. Fellow classmates play key roles in the initiative. Groups like CCR, Chicago, The Guess Who, Beach Boys, Doobie Brothers, Little River Band/Grass Roots, Three Dog Night/Head East, the Fab Four, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Styx, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Boston have take the stage in FD. Visit our website at www.shellabration.org for future event updates. Bands on our shortlist for the near future include include Journey, ZZ Top, Heart, Steve Miller Band and Sammy Hagar. We're working toward either a Friday, June 24th or August 5th (2016) date. Let me know if you and any friends or family would like to volunteer.

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Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 11:52 PM
Aerial photo pre-show for Chicago 8/7/08 at the Fort Dodge Soccer Association Fields (Rogers Sports Complex, attendance 4,800-4,900)
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Chicago production photo including video projecion screens (Fort Dodge, 8/7/09)
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Chicago onstage in Fort Dodge (8/7/09)
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Chicago takes a bow post show. Thanks for a great night Fort Dodge!
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Doobie Brothers in Fort Dodge (7/2/06)
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Our first Oleson Park Bandshell show with "The Fab Four" 7/3/02
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View from stage at Oleson Park during the Grass Roots opening for Little River Band 7/1/04.
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Oleson Park Bandshell wrapped and heated during renovation during the winter of 2007-2008.
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Oleson Park Bandshell post renovation complete with operational cascading fountain (July 2008).