Congratulations to Dan and Jodi Hanson
2015 Syttende Mai King and Queen!
Dan and Jodi have strong ties in Stoughton. Both are graduates of Stoughton High School. Dan was born and raised in Stoughton while Jodi moved to Stoughton from Madison with her family when she was 6. Dan and Jodi have two children, Justin and Schyler.
In 1997 Dan and Jodi opened a Radio Shack Franchise Store in Stoughton. They also became the local USCellular Agent location and DishNetwork Dealer. Over the next few years they opened an additional location in Evansville and a USCellular only store in Oregon.
After opening their Radio Shack Business, Dan became more active in the Community. They joined the Chamber of Commerce and became active members. Dan has served on the Board of Directors for the Stoughton Chamber, Stoughton Area Youth Center, and the Shillelagh Foundation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Stoughton Hospital and the Friends of Norwegian Culture. He has also served on the City of Stoughton Main Street Enhancement Committee and has participated in various School programs and coached his son’s Tri County Basketball team.
Dan and Jodi are members of First Lutheran Church in Stoughton, Dan all his life and Jodi since their marriage in 1987. Jodi was active in the Church as a Confirmation teacher and Dan has served on the Memorials Committee.
Both Dan and Jodi currently serve as co-chairs of the Friends of Norwegian Culture Organization and are proud to be part of Stoughton’s Norwegian Heritage. Dan and Jodi served for 3 years in the Stoughton Norwegian Dancer Parent Group in several different leadership capacities. They also are members of the Stoughton Sons of Norway Lodge.
Dan and Jodi truly feel blessed to be part of the Stoughton Community. They have been involved in many fund raising activities that support School Sports, Stoughton Norwegian Dancers, many other school activities, programs and Booster Clubs, Stoughton Food Pantry, the Golf to Cure Diabetes event and many others. They support many other causes in the communities where they have their stores including programs for youth, seniors and everything in between.