Extension dinner, auction raises $5,700

March 4, 2013

in Local

The University of Missouri Extension held its 2nd Annual Dinner/Auction Saturday, March 2, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 3700 W. Broadway. The fundraiser raised $5,700 from the dinner, silent and live auctions.

The money raised plans to be used in programing and buying much needed equipment for the University of Missouri Extension. The meat was cooked by Don Weaver and Tyson donated the hams, Bing’s East and West provided the other food and supplies for the dinner. Bill Taylor was the auctioneer. Sheriff Kevin Bond was the emcee for the night. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Smith bought three bags of dog food at the auction to donate to the Sedalia Animal Shelter.

For entertainment, Dr. Doug Kiburz read two cowboy poems and the University of Missouri Extension specialists Brent Carpenter, Ag Business; Megan Webb, Nutrition & Health Education; Kay Sparks, 4-H Youth Development; Lori Gerke, 4-H Development Associate gave short presentations on their programs.

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