Red River Valley Development Association Schedules 73rd Annual Honor Banquet

The 73rd Annual Honor Banquet sponsored by the Red River Valley Development Association will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2011, beginning at 12 noon in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center, University of Minnesota, Crookston.  Tickets for the noon banquet are available for $15.00 from the Extension Regional Office, Crookston and can be reserved by calling 1-888-241-0781.  Payment can be made at the door.

Individuals from northwest Minnesota will be honored as Valley Farmers and Homemakers for the good example they have set with their family life, community service, farming or agribusiness operations and their efforts to conserve natural resources.

The Northwest Minnesota Youth Leadership Awards will be presented to several outstanding young adults from the area.

The Red River Valley Development Association includes directors from 14 northwest Minnesota counties.  The 2011 Directors and Honored Couples are:

2011 Red River Valley Farmer and Homemaker Honored Couples:

County

Director

Honored Couple

Town

Becker

Bruce Hein

Curtis and Darlene Ballard

Ogema

Clay

Clarice Schmidt

Lloyd and Janice Alm

Hawley

Clearwater

Allen Paulson

John and Pam Arneson

Shevlin

 

Kittson

Gary Johnson

Marshal and Lorna Hemmes

Humboldt

 

Lake of the Woods

Ken Horntvedt

George and Judy Swentik

Baudette

 

Mahnomen

Jean Nelson

Eugene and Sharon Bisek

Mahnomen

Marshall

Gary Satre

Eric and Lori Johnson

Warren

 

Norman

Burton Rockstad

Duane and Carol Johnson

Flom

E Otter Tail

Roger Fremming

Eugene and Brenda Roller

Hewitt

 

W Otter Tail

Daniel Roehl

Willis and Joyce Roehl

Fergus Falls

Pennington

Gladys Hallstrom

Van and Deanna Swanson

Thief River Falls

E Polk

Jerry Erickson

Floyd Balstad

Winger

 

W Polk

Curt Knutson

Elliott and Michelle Solheim

Crookston

Red Lake

Larry Johnson

Calvin and Susan Harmoning

Red Lake Falls

Roseau

Buddy Erickson

Kelman and Elizabeth Kvien

Roseau

Wilkin

Milan Drewlow

Dan and Renae Froslie

Rothsay

 


For more information, contact Deborah Zak, Campus Regional Director, Extension Regional Office, Crookston.  Phone:  218-281-8684 or 1-888-241-0781.  E-mail:  dzak@umn.edu

Contact: Deborah Zak, Campus Regional Director, Extension Regional Office, Crookston, 218-281-8684 or 1-888-241-0781 ( dzak@umn.edu)

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