Local 4-H teams host carnival, raffle
The annual 4-H Club Carnival and Raffle was held on Sunday, March 17, at the Hartl Ag Building/Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo. There were 21 carnival booths along with bingo and a cake walk hosted by 4-H clubs from throughout the county with almost 400 people in attendance.
The top three carnival booths were selected based on their originality, creativity, design and lively demonstration of the theme of the booth. Tose recognized included: first place, Sandburrs, Kindred, Dummy Roping; second place, West Fargo Clover Friends, West Fargo, Plinko; and third place, Cass County Crusaders, Fargo, Bounce-a-Ball.
Special recognition and cash awards for selling the most tickets for the event were presented to: first place, 460 tickets - Erica Stave, Wheatland Pioneers, Casselton; second place, 330 tickets - Ryker Bruesch, Absaraka Crows, Amenia; third place, 150 tickets - Cody Morrsion, Greenfields, Hunter; fourth place, 130 tickets - Isabelle Chambers, West Fargo Clover Friends, Fargo; and fifth place, 80 tickets - Amber Pyle, Valley Adventures, West Fargo.
The day was very successful because of the hard work and dedication of 4-H youth, leaders and sponsors and everyone was most appreciative of the support and donations given by all the Cass County area businesses and organizations. All the proceeds will go to the Cass County 4-H Program to support educational programming, events, activities and the growth of the 4-H program.
Raffle prizes were awarded to: Erin Bruno, Horace, Windows 8 Tablet, 4-H Council; Judy Reger, Thief River Falls, Minn., $100 Pampered Chef; Case New Holland, Fargo, $100 Hornbachers/Northport; Jeff Wiegrefe, Fargo, $100 Maple River Grain; Lenae Ambrose, West Fargo, two Mega Passes Red River Valley Fair; Brian Frank, Fargo, 7030 Remote Control Tractor, RDO Equipment/Kindred; Mindy Grant, West Fargo, $50 Three Gems Tack; Gene Felton, Page, $50 Classic Jewelers; Michael Jablon, Fargo, $50 West Acres; Renae Amundson, Amenia, T9-450 Toy Tractor, Case New Holland; Graclynn Sommerfeld, Embden, one month membership, Family Wellness Center; Mason Galde, Horace, $30 Wal-Mart; Kim Soderholm, Horace, $30 Casselton Vet Clinic; Eric Trefethren, Horace, $25 Cashwise; Emily Christmann, Kindred, $20 Rustad Sand & Gravel; Jackie Edinger, Mayville, cleaning cloths/Norwex; Greta Myers, Moorhead, spice grinder/spice mill, Creative Kitchen; Melissa Sather, Moorhead, ten swim passes, Day’s Inn/Casselton; Allison Eberhardt, Casselton, (two buffets/2 cactus bread, Pizza Ranch/Casselton).