Red River Valley Development Association Schedules 75th Annual Honor Banquet

The 75th Annual Honor Banquet sponsored by the Red River Valley Development Association will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013, beginning at noon in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center, University of Minnesota, Crookston.  Tickets for the noon banquet are available for $15 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 2013 Directors and Honored Couples are:

County

Director

Honored Couple

Town

Becker

Bruce Hein

Roger and Anita Schaefer

Frazee

Clay

Clarice Schmidt

Harold and Irene Schenck

Sabin

Clearwater

Allen Paulson

Tom and Corrinne Anderson

Clearbrook

Kittson

Gary Johnson

Roger and Bernice Anderson

Drayton, ND

Lake of the Woods

Ken Horntvedt

Darrell and Doris Nelson

Baudette

Mahnomen

Jean Nelson

David and Jean Haugo

Waubun

Marshall

Gary Satre

Brian and Betsey Jensen

Stephen

Norman

Burton Rockstad

Lowell and Borgie Gunderson

Ada

E Otter Tail

Roger Fremming

Marion and Donna Gill

Perham

W Otter Tail

Daniel Roehl

Al and Jean Boyum

Battle Lake

Pennington

Gladys Hallstrom

Tom and Kaylynn Wold

Thief River Falls

E Polk

Jerry Erickson

Neal and Jolene Anderson

Fosston

W Polk

Curt Knutson

Kevin and Patti Lien

Fisher

Red Lake

Larry Johnson

David and Peggy Miller

Red Lake Falls

Roseau

Buddy Erickson

Ray and Lillian Christianson

Greenbush

Wilkin

Milan Drewlow

Milan and Laurie Drewlow

Breckenridge


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: 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

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