Pie, salsa and jam/jelly contest winners

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Photos - MVB Fall Festival 2016

MEEKER |The Mountain Valley Bank Fall Festival pie, salsa and jam/jelly contest was a huge success, despite some damp, chilly weather. Best overall pie and $100 went to Tawny Halandras; best fall festival pie and $100 went to Jay Johnson; best fruit pie and $100 went to Barb Vaughn; prettiest pie and $50 was Kim Brown; and the best youth-made pie and $50 went to Reagan Brown. The best salsa and $25 was awarded to Kaycee Gonclaves and Gala Ivie received $25 for the best jelly. Thanks to the following sponsors of the prize money, whose support is essential to this event. REDI Services; H & H Processing and Outfitting; Tom and Lisa Walsh—Mountain View Pork; Billy and Natasha Goedert—Coal Creek Farms, LLC; Strang Hereford and Black Angus; Meeker Realty, LLC; Master Petroleum; Sable Mountain Outfitters; Theos Swallow Fork Ranch; Northwest Auto; Mountain Valley Bank; and Beth Ann Parsons. The pie auction and sales earned the RBC 4-H Foundation slightly more than $700. This money will be used to fund awards, trips and scholarships to the 4-H members of Rio Blanco County. Thanks to the following buyers for supporting our auction: Trina Zagar-Brown, Marc Etchart, Tawny Halandras, Bill Jordan, JH Sheridan, Bruce Clatterbaugh, Amy Chinn, Kim Brown, Bryce Purkey, Harry Watt, Ben Rogers, Trina Smith, Luke Pelloni, Jody Atchley and Kathy Collins.