4-H and Cake Classic auction totals

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[August 06, 2007]  The 2007 4-H auction and Cake Classic auction to benefit 4-H were great successes. The 4-H auction total was $70,198.10 and the Cake Classic auction totaled $2,750.

In the 4-H auction, the grand champion steer, exhibited by Shelden Tibbs, brought $2.50 per pound and was purchased by Gehrke Farms, Garland Gehrke Trucking, Knights of Columbus, Lincoln Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep, Steve Nichols, Ritchhart Mobile Zoo, Peasley Funeral Home, Heads R Turnin, Croft Fertilizer and Gordon Farms. The grand champion barrow was exhibited by Brennan Elsas and was purchased by Scott, Vanessa, Shelden and Reagen Tibbs for $3.90 per pound. The grand champion wether brought a winning bid of $5 per pound from Maple Ridge Care Centre.

Other highlights of the 4-H auction included Victoria Fitzpatrick selling her champion broiler-fryer pen from the poultry show to Mary Ellen Bruns for $410, and Kaleb Gordon selling his champion roaster pen for $105 to Jim Xamis. Mallory Bacon sold her champion rabbit meat pen for $140 to Lynn Miller, who then donated back it to the Logan County 4-H Foundation for an additional sale. It was then bought by Coffey Grounds Stump Removal and DK Rabbitry for $100. David Fulton sold the reserve champion rabbit meat pen to Graue Inc. for $140. Kristine Apel sold her champion meat goat to Tip Top Farms for $180.

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The first-place cake in the Cake Classic auction was a chiffon cake by Jack Buckley, which was purchased by Cullers French Fries for $650. The second-place cake, the teen chocolate from Jacob Runyon, was purchased by Sivori Catering for $500. Other cakes were as follows: Elizabeth Carter's spice cake was purchased by Gold Springs Water for $200; Darlene Crider's German chocolate was purchased by R. W. Garrett Insurance for $200; Carlene Carter's angel food cake went to Harold Goodman Trucking and Excavating for $325; Brandon Rankin's red velvet cake was purchased by S and N Fireworks for $400; Lynette Cavinder's white butter cake was sold to Justil Delivery for $250; and Jeanne Runyon's chocolate cake was bought by Judge John McCullough and Wayne Hanner for $225.

All proceeds from the Cake Classic auction benefit 4-H programs in Logan County.

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