Sanborn County 4-H Achievement Days are next weekend

The annual Sanborn County Achievement Days will begin Wednesday, July 31 with static exhibit and Open Class judging.
A highlight of the evening will be the bake sale from 5:30-7 p.m. where the public is invited to purchase quality 4-H baking. The lunch room will also be open to accommodate supper needs for everyone.
New this year will be the poultry and rabbit judging on Friday evening, Aug. 2, at 5 p.m. Display exhibits will be available for viewing and the concession stand will be open.  Please come and support our 4-Hers in the poultry and rabbit areas.
On Saturday, Aug. 3, things kick off with a community pancake breakfast, sponsored and served by these local businesses: First National Bank South Dakota, Hegg Insurance, South Dakota Wheat Growers, Sanborn County Commissioners, Dakotaland Federal Credit Union and CorTrust Bank. Pancakes will be served from 7-9 a.m.
At 9 a.m., things get rolling with a Farmer’s Market, dog show and livestock show.  A complete listing of events with times can be found in the Achievement Day ad elsewhere in this paper.
Entries for the annual pie contest will be due by 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
The Sanborn County Health Fair will run from 3-5 p.m. followed by the community barbecue. L & M Foods will be providing the beef for sandwiches and Avera Health Plans will be assisting with the barbecue this year. Tickets are available from 4-H families and at the Extension office at (605) 796-4380. This year the leaders will also be hosting a free-will pie social with all the proceeds from the social going to Keith Senska for medical expenses.
The evening will end with a program consisting of Fashion Revue, Parade of Purples and pie contest winners and auction. Livestock and indoor exhibits will be released following the program.
Bring your entire family and plan to spend the whole day. Sanborn County’s 4-H program is working hard to “Make the Best Better” in Sanborn County.

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