Thedford Service Club Presents Awards to Parade Winners

Thedford Service Club Presents Awards to Parade Winners
Caitlin Mintle receives a $50 club certificate for the top parade entry by a family. She is the owner/operator of Mintle Equine Services,one of the newest businesses in Thedford.

THEDFORD–The Thedford Service Club met August 6 for their monthly meeting at the Sandhills Corral. The organization sponsors the annual Thomas County Fair parade held on July 28 with a theme of  ‘Anything Goes.’

Grand Marshals were longtime Thomas County residents Larry and Betty Jameson. Winners were 1st place float – Preserve the Sandhills; 2nd place float was Bethel Assembly of God church, and there was a tie for 3rd between the Thomas County Achievers 4-H Club and the Thedford FFA chapter.

The prize for the best family entry was won by Mintle Equine Service with their pony in the back of the pick-up and Caitlin Mintle riding her big horse.

During the August 6 meeting, Thedford Service Club president  invited the parade winners to come and receive their club certificates for $100 for first, $50 for second and $25 for third.

Grand Marshals Larry and Betty Jameson, retired Thedford ranchers
2nd place float was by Bethel Assembly of God Church
Preserve the Sandhills organization won first place
Representatives of the Bethel Assembly of God church accepting their $50 club certificate for 2nd place from Service Club president, Virgil Uhrmacher are L2R – Bill and Connie Elliot, and Cindy Masten, wife of Pastor Ron Masten. Connie Elliott was the coordinator for the float built by church members.
Receiving 3rd place in the Thomas Co. Fair parade and representing the Thomas Co. 4-H Achievers, the only 4-H club in Thomas Co. was member, Katen Licking. President of the Thedford Service Club presents the gift certificate for $25 that can be used at area businesses.