There were 44 individuals, plus the MLS Volleyball Team, that signed up to participate in this year’s 5K Walk/Run. They raised $765.00.
Wednesday’s events kicked off at around 4:00 p.m. with the 5K Walk/Run. There were a total of 44 individuals, plus the MLS Volleyball Team, that signed up to participate in the walk/run. Participating were: Betty Horner, JoAnn Centanaro, Vickie Paige, Dick Paige, Doreen Faulconbridge, Leigh Rice, Taryn Rice, Bristol Rice, Cheryl Overby, Linda Overby, Jessica Fitzsimmons, Jill Baska, Linda Ruud, Valleri Johnson, Melanie Miller, Helene Anderson, Betsy Trudel, Gail Heller, Clarissa Brackenbury, Beth Schoenberg, Jenn Becker, Silkee Hill, Alyssa Wick, Michael Vig, Tracy Vig, Laura Savelkoul, Shannon Moberg, Farrah Kersten, Chad Hassan, Barb Otto, Heidi Newgard, Megan Nelson, Michele Beckman, Chantel Southam, Vicky Gates, Dianne Witteman, Marlys Albright, Gary Albright, Shana Hoskins, Angie Sundahl, Ellie Martin, Paul Schroeder, Parker Johnson, Bryce Johnson, and the MLS Volleyball Team.
Together they all raised $765.00.
Pictured above: Following the 5K Walk/Run a Community Picnic was held. Over 100 people were served, with over $400.00 taken in from the free will offering.
There were also businesses and individuals who helped with sponsorship of the event, this amount was not included in the total raised, as that amount was not provided. Sponsorship levels were: bronze level ($50.00 to $99.00), silver ($100.00 to $299.00), and gold ($300.00 and over). This year’s sponsors included: Citizens State Agency, Miller Electric, Tracy’s Market, O’Keeffe Oil, Green Ag Services, Walter and Anne Gokavi, The Flower House Garden Center, Judy Baker, Dick and Vickie Paige, Ken and Marsha Eldred, Tom and Deb Bolton, Susan Mathiason, Farmers Union Insurance - Jessica Fitzsimmons Agent, Renville County Farmer. Tuffy’s Pump Shop, and Dakota West Credit Union.
Following the 5K Walk/Run, participants, as well as people from the community and the area, were invited to the Community Picnic. Around 100 people were served. The meal consisted of hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, and salads. A free will donation was taken and over $400.00 was taken in.
Throughout the day, people were invited to bid on the Silent Auction baskets which had been provided. The bidding for the baskets ended at 6:00 p.m. A total of $2,548.00 was raised from the 40 Silent Auction Baskets. Those donating the baskets, as well as the recipients and the amount raised were as ... (To read this article and many more, see this week's issue of the Renville County Farmer.)