Dairy Day Dinner: ‘61 and Having Fun’

The Carver County Dairy Day Dinner Committee and the Carver County ADA invites all to attend the 61st annual Dairy Day Dinner and princess coronation at the New Germany Hall on Saturday, April 13. Social hour stats at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and the annual program at 8:15 p.m.
This year marks the 61st year of recognizing outstanding local dairy farmers, as well as individuals and businesses that support the continuation of dairying in Carver County. It also marks the sixth year of the Dairy Ambassador program and the 61st year of crowning the lovely young ladies that will serve as Carver County’s Dairy Princesses.
The 2013 Carver County Dairy Princess candidates are Madeline Beuning, daughter of Earl and Lisa Beuning of Waconia; Katie Buckentine, daughter of John and Jean Buckentine of Chaska; Bairet Eiter, daughter of Steve and Melissa Eiter of Chaska; and Christine Leonard, daughter of Tim and Amy Leonard of Norwood Young America.
Organizers are encouraging all past DHIA award winners, ADA award winners, any former Dairy Ambassadors and Dairy Princesses and anyone else interested in what is happening in Carver County dairy farming to attend. The Master of Ceremonies for the evening is Vern Oraskovich, former Carver County Extension agent and local celebrity.
Tickets for this event are available for $12 advance purchase until April 6 from many local dairy farmers, any ADA board member, any Dairy Day Dinner Committee member, or by contacting  Mark Wickenhauser at (952) 442-2803 or Barb Grimm at (952) 657-2476, or email bar_gri@frontiernet.net.
Tickets will also be available at the door for $15 at the New Germany Hall on April 13.

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