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PIERRE — The South Dakota Beef Ambassador Contest was held July 24 in Huron. Sponsored by the South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) and the Beef Checkoff Program, the contest selects youth spokespersons to represent the state’s beef cattle producers at various promotional events throughout the year. This year’s beginner winner was Kathryn Loewe from Lennox and the junior winner Shelby Riggs, from Mitchell.
Now playing at Mitchell's Luxury 5 Cinemas: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Into the Storm; Let's Be Cops, Guardians of the Galaxy, Get On Up, Lucy.
A story that started on A1 of Wednesday's edition misidentified the title of Ron Gillen, who presented data to the Aurora County Commissioners. He is an engineer with Brosz Engineering and works out of the White Lake office.
In conjunction with National Philanthropy Day, the South Dakota Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals sponsors an annual award program to recognize outstanding philanthropy by individuals, businesses, and communities. This year's 2014 Governor's Awards for Philanthropy will be given at South Dakota's National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon on Oct.
Jim and Lynelle Ritter, Mitchell, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house from 2 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, at their home at 213 S. Harmon Drive, Mitchell. The event is hosted by their children and grandchildren. The couple request no gifts.
WOONSOCKET -- Leona Baysinger, Woonsocket, will celebrate her 100th birthday at a potluck dinner at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, at the Community Center, Woonsocket. Family and friends are invited. Her birthday is Wednesday, Aug. 13. Greetings may be sent to Prairie View Care Center, P.O. Box 60, Woonsocket, S.D., 57385.
A boy, Max Daniel Sand, was born on Thursday, July 31, 2014, to Ashley and Jeff Sand, Mitchell. Grandparents are Ted and Marsha Honke; and Dan and Cathy Sand, all of Mitchell.
OACOMA -- Gene Olson, Oacoma, will celebrate his 90th birthday from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, at Old West Trading Post, Oacoma. He requests no gifts. Greetings may be sent to 403 E. Hwy. 16, Oacoma, S.D., 57365.