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.