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Wenatchee Valley Venom Announce Addition of New Co-Owner, Team President

January 14, 2010 - American Indoor Football Association (AIFA) - Wenatchee Valley Venom News Release

The Wenatchee Valley Venom professional indoor football team has added Wenatchee resident and businessman, Kyle Skalisky, to the local ownership group. Skalisky, a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, former fighter pilot and owner of Great Harvest Bread Co. in Wenatchee, will take on the role of Team President and Director of Business Operations. He will be responsible for day-to-day management of the team's office and staff, sponsorship and promotional sales, marketing and advertising, ticket and merchandise sales, and allocation of team resources. Co-owner Mark Helm continues as General Manager and Director of Football Operations and will focus on game production and team operations in coordination with Assistant General Manager and Head Coach Keith Evans. Co-owner Frank Kuntz provides financial oversight for the team as Director of Finances. Other Wenatchee Valley Venom co-owners include Tim Heidelbaugh, Erik Holmberg, Ryan Lane, Tony Lisson, Steve Still, and Rob Tidd.

"I'm thrilled to be joining Wenatchee's only active professional sports franchise and honored that my fellow co-owners have entrusted me with managing the organization for our inaugural season," said Skalisky. "We are working hard every day to provide a low-cost, high-energy, family-friendly sporting event featuring eight-on-eight professional indoor football at Town Toyota Center. We encourage all Wenatchee Valley residents to come see the Greatest Show on Turf!"

The Venom of the American Indoor Football Association (AIFA) will begin play in the league's Western Division starting in March 2010. The 14-game regular season will include seven home games at Town Toyota Center. Season tickets, 3 & 4-Game Pack Tickets, and Group Tickets are on sale at the Venom's Office at 2 South Chelan Avenue in Wenatchee. Individual game tickets will be available at the Town Toyota Center Box Office and online following release of the team's schedule which is expected within the next week. For more team information check out www.wenatcheevenom.com.

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