Red River Valley Development Association Schedules 74th Annual Honor Banquet

The 74th Annual Honor Banquet sponsored by the Red River Valley Development Association will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2012, 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.  Funding for the Red River Valley Development Association is provided by the 14 counties in northwest Minnesota.

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 2012 Directors and Honored Couples are:

County

Director

Honored Couple

Town

Becker

Bruce Hein

Don and Pam Skarie

Detroit Lakes

Clay

Clarice Schmidt

Mark and Judy Anderson

Hawley

Clearwater

Allen Paulson

Dale and Lois Miller

Leonard

Kittson

Gary Johnson

Justin and Donna Dagen

Karlstad

Lake of the Woods

Ken Horntvedt

Lyle and Millie Wiskow

Baudette

Mahnomen

Jean Nelson

Robert and Kathleen McNamee

Mahnomen

Marshall

Gary Satre

Mike Baird

Warren

Norman

Burton Rockstad

Paul and Carol Houglum

Perley

E Otter Tail

Roger Fremming

Vince and Becky Crary

New York Mills

W Otter Tail

Daniel Roehl

Greg and Dawn Johnson

Pelican Rapids

Pennington

Gladys Hallstrom

Michael and Linda Hanson

Goodridge

E Polk

Jerry Erickson

Chuck and Barbara Schulstad

Erskine

W Polk

Curt Knutson

Greg and Marlene LeBlanc

Crookston

Red Lake

Larry Johnson

Roger and Janel Walter

Plummer

Roseau

Buddy Erickson

Gene and Eunice Millner

Roseau

Wilkin

Milan Drewlow

Lowell and Connie Seidler

Rothsay


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




Contact: Deborah Zak, Regional Director, Northwest, Extension Regional Office, Crookston. Phone: 218-281-8684 or 1-888-241-0781. E-mail: dzak@umn.edu

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