Operation T-Bone Days weekend award winners


August 9th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

The winners from Saturday’s activities during “Operation T-Bone” days in Audubon have been announced. Audubon Chamber of Commerce officials say Parade participants picking up awards include:

Antique Auto 1959 & older – Harry Rustvold

Milestone Auto 1960 & newer – Al Stark

Antique Machinery – Ron Swanson

Saddle – Audubon County Saddle Club

Hitch – John Parrott’s Grandchildren

Jr. Division – Jr. Cowboy & Cowgirl Float

Sr. Division, 1st Prize – The Friendship Home

Sr. Division, 2nd Prize – Audubon Family Chiropractic

Good Neighbor – Pie Electric

Grand Champion – Firehouse Flames.

In other awards…

2011 Cowboy/Cowgirl – Quinten Fuller & Emily Foran

Chili cook-off winners –

1st place – Kate Hargens

2nd place – Joan McCuen

3rd place – Peter Schwab

Winners of the T-Bone Special raffle

$2,500 cash prize – Robert R. Hansen

$1,000 cash prize – Darrell Christensen

$500 cash prize (2 winners) – Darcy Tessman & Melissa Jacobs

Iowa Beef Certificates (5 winners) – Arlen Wiederstein, Clint Grabill, Gary Christensen, Pat Obermeier, & Margee Shaffer.

Talent Show Winners

Sprout Division, 1st place – Elizabeth & Abigail Zaiger

2nd place – Avery & Quinten Fuller.

Senior Division – 1st place Megan Deist

2nd place Miranda Nelsen

3rd place (tie) Sarah Brinkman & Riley Christensen

Operation T-Bone Days began last Thursday The main events conclude today, in Audubon. The cattle auction begins at 9-a.m., followed by a free hamburger feed, at noon. Other, related events will take place later this month, including the T-Bone horse show & a golf tournament. For more information go to www.audubon Iowa.org.