Red River Valley Development Association Celebrates 100th Anniversary at Honor Banquet on March 29

The 100th Anniversary of the Red River Valley Development Association will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014, beginning at 12 noon in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center, University of Minnesota, Crookston.  Tickets for the noon banquet are available for $16.00 from the Extension Regional Office, Crookston, and can be reserved by calling 1-888-241-0781 by March 21.  Payment can be made at the door.

Couples from northwest Minnesota will be honored as Red River 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 2014 Directors and Honored Couples are:

2014 Red River Valley Farmer and Homemaker Honored Couples

County

Director

Honored Couple

Town

Becker

Bruce Hein

William and Karolyn Zurn

Callaway

Clay

Clarice Schmidt

George and Marlys Peters

Hawley

Clearwater

Allen Paulson

Alroy and Debbie Lewis

Bagley

Kittson

Gary Johnson

Greg and Sandy Wilson

Lancaster

Mahnomen

Jean Nelson

Steve and Gina Worms

Mahnomen

Marshall

Gary Satre

Mark and Sue Knutson

Newfolden

Norman

Burton Rockstad

Charles and Helen Bernhardson

Norman

E Otter Tail

Roger Fremming

Robert and Ramona Wippler

Parker Prairie

W Otter Tail

Daniel Roehl

John and Jill Walkup

Campbell

Pennington

Gladys Hallstrom

Robert and Rita Wald

Thief River Falls

E Polk

Jerry Erickson

Bennett and Gloria Osmonson

Gully

W Polk

Curt Knutson

Paul and Wanda Rutherford

Euclid

Red Lake

Larry Johnson

Gary and Patty Purath

Red Lake Falls

Roseau

Buddy Erickson

Dale and Elaine Billberg

Wannaska


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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