You can douse some of ‘Meeker’s Finest’ in dunk tank

County Commissioner Kai Turner, then a member of the Meeker School Board, prepared to drop into the dunk tank during last year’s event on Main Street.

County Commissioner Kai Turner, then a member of the Meeker School Board, prepared to drop into the dunk tank during last year’s event on Main Street.

MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce has been organizing the downtown Range Call events for the past several years. This year, there will be a carnival, various vendors, a July 4 free concert featuring Junior Giant, a watermelon eating contest and a special feature — the chamber dunk tank. This is where people will have an opportunity to throw their best pitch in an effort to cause some of “Meeker’s finest” to be dropped into a large tank of water beginning at 11 a.m. and lasting until 3 p.m. Saturday.
Here’s schedule of when local celebrities will be ready to be dunked:
Chuck Mills, owner, CJ Mud, 11-11:20 a.m.
Willy Theos, teacher, Meeker Elementary, 11:20-11:40 a.m.
Jason Hightower, principal, Meeker Elementary, 11:40-noon
Clark Kindler, basketball coach, Meeker High School, noon-12:15 p.m.
Leif Joy, Joy Surveying, 12:15-12:30 p.m.
David Cole, director, Meeker Chamber of Commerce, 12:30-12:45 p.m.
Pat Hooker, Rio Blanco County administrator, 12:45-1 p.m.
Jay Barasch, deputy district attorney, 1-1:15 p.m.
Michele Morgan, Blue Spruce Inn, 1:15-1:30 p.m.
Trina Kennedy, FFA leader, 1:30-1:45 p.m.
Drew Riegel, flight instructor CNCC, 1:45-2 p.m.
Jeremy Musgrave, policeman, town of Meeker, 2-2:15 p.m.
Mandi Etheridge, mayor, town of Meeker, 2:15-2:30 p.m.
Johnny Arrington, pastor, United Methodist Church, 2:30-2:45 p.m.
George Henderson, principal, Meeker High School, 2:45-3 p.m.

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