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131th Cullom Celebration: Thurs-- Sat, August 8, 9, 10, 2024 and 76th Jr Fair Aug 7 --10, 2024

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COMING AUGUST 9, 2024

Friday, August 9 during Cullom Homecoming
Location: Cullom American Legion
HIGH ANXIETY BAND
9:00PM--12:00AM
Sponsored by American Legion & Sons of the American (SAL)

SOME HIGHLIGHTS

THE 2023 CULLOM HOME COMING AND JR FAIR IS NOW A PART OF THE PAST. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO CAME AND  TOOK PART AND SUPPORTED EVERYTHING. 

 

TO ALL WHO ARE INTERESTED IN THE CULLOM FAIR RESULTS FROM 2023...THEY ARE POSTED IN "CULLOM HELPS" on FaceBook.
Thank you to Chris Haren.


2023 Balloon
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Due to upper air disturbance it was no able to up.

THE BALLOON WAS NOT ABLE TO GO UP DUE TO SOME UPPER AIR DISTURBANCE. LAURIE ACUFF (OF YANKEE SPIRIT BALLOON FLIGHT,MANITO) DID BLOW IT UP AND WENT OFF THE GROUND A FEW FEET AND THREW OUT CANDY TO THE KIDS. WE DID HAVE A LITTLE RAIN LATER ON THURSDAY EVENING.

Superintendents
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Meri Knapp & Linda Vercler, Marcy Green, Joan Haren

Superintendents Retiring after Many Years of Dedication!!
THANK YOU LADIES!
Junior Domestic Arts Supt.  Meri Knapp
Adult Domestic Arts Supt.  Joan Haren
Floriculture Supt.  Marcy Green

***LINDA VERCLER will be taking over the Adult Domestic Arts and CAROL MELTON will assist.  


***CHRIS HAREN will be taking over Junior Domestic Arts. Her assistant to be named at a later time.

***SAWYER JOY will be taking over the Floriculture Department with Cathy Gipp and Meri Knapp assisting


2023 BAGS TOURNAMENT WINNERS
Thursday, August 10
Richard Roy (Fairbury) and Jeremy Fagan (Cullom)

2023 Bean Bag Tournament Winners
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Richard Roy and Jeremy Fagan

CULLOM IDOL, hosted by Different Entertainment and Starlight DJ Services,  Winners on Saturday, Aug. 12 are:
1st...Tyler Robinson of Cissna Park.
2nd...Jessica O'Brien
3rd...Axyl Merriman

Celebrating the Jr Fair's 75 years
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Quilt made by Marcy Green.

The Grubbs Farm (Brandon & Misti) and The Smolkovich Farm (Marko) went together and bought the Quilt that Marcy Green made. 1/2 of proceeds goes to the Jr Fair and 1/2 goes to the Fireworks fund.
This was then gifted to Jim Flessner in honor of Virginia Flessner.   This quilt brought $2,000.

2017 Parade of Power Saturday
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1962 Bus from London owned by Zach Ehlers
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at the 2022 Tractor.Truck Show

The 2023 Tractor/Truck/Car show and Tractor Pull will not be held this year.  We will be back in August of 2024.  See you next year...

PIE AUCTION
THANK YOU TO ALL PIE MAKERS.
THERE WAS 24 PIES.
TOTAL  ...  $14, 425.00


2023 Quilt by Linda Vercler for Auction Sat. 12.
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Proceeds to go to Cullom Historical Society Museum

This quilt, made by Linda Vercler was auctioned off on Saturday, Aug. 12.  Proceeds goes to the Cullom Historical Society Museum. Marcia Stalter was the lucky bidder. It went for $1,400.00.

2023 Kiddie Tractor Pull
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7-8 yr olds..Gage Fagan; 9-11 yr olds Trendan Fagan

2023 Kiddie Tractor Pull winners in the 7/8 year olds...Gage Fagan
9/11 year olds...Trendan Fagan


CULLOM JR FAIR
RABBIT SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
Kaylina Rahn: Best of Show
Alex Angus: Single Fryer & Meat Pen Classes.
CATTLE SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
Lanie Woods: Champion Market Heifer & Reserve Showmanship.

CULLOM BECKMAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Thank you to all who supported the Basket Raffle this year at the Homecoming Celebration.  There were 17 Baskets donated from the community and businesses.  
$780.00 was raised.

THE MESS HALL GALS FOOD STAND SAYS THANK YOU
to all who supported us at the Cullom Celebration and Jr. Fair.

TO ALL WHO ARE INTERESTED IN THE CULLOM FAIR RESULTS FROM 2023...THEY ARE POSTED IN "CULLOM HELPS" on FaceBook.
Thank you to Chris Haren

WHERE OLD FRIENDS MEET AND CATCH UP