Appreciation Night 2013 

Marg Verkuil, President of the Drumbo Agricultural Society welcomed all to the Drumbo Fair Appreciation Night held Friday, October 18th. Greetings from Dave MacKenzie, MP for Oxford were read. Sponsors, directors, volunteers and the fair’s award winners gathered for a social evening. A slideshow featuring the 2013 fair was shown while guests enjoyed wine and cheese and other goodies.

The grand champion quilts were on display. Quilt, hand quilted was made by Bernice Dickout and the quilt, machine-quilted was made by Sharon Reeve. These, along with posters made by Madison Shoemaker and Cassie Modry will go on to competition at the District level on November 4th.

Judi Meadows was presented with the OAAS Service Diploma for her many years of service to the Drumbo Agricultural Society. Judi served as volunteer Secretary-Treasurer for 4 years beginning in 1977. She has convened Handicrafts and Hobbies for many years, served as Co-President of the Society, introduced the Sheep to Shawl Competition at the fair, chaired the Ambassador competition and has been involved with various horse show as well as other committees. The presentation was made by Grant McLaren.

Marg thanked the many sponsors who contribute so much toward the success of our fair. Volunteers were recognized for their contribution to the success of the 2013 fair.

Presentation of plaques, awards and medallions followed. Presentations were made by the convenors and chairpersons of each area. Photos were taken for the Ayr News and a social time followed.

2013 Fair Champs

Best Heavy Horse on Grounds
Robert Darby
Beef Cattle: Champion Bull
Shawn Weir
Beef Cattle: Champion Female
Martin Mason
Beef Cattle: Breeder's Herd Champion
Keith Elmes
Corn: Champion
Gerry & John Pynenburg
Hay and Silage:Champion
Junia Hofer
Vegetables and Fruit: Champion
Pat Gillespie
Cut Flowers: Most Points
Carol Cowan
Floral Design: Most Points
Pat Gillespie
Plants and Flowers: Champion
Kelly Dawson
Baking, Canning, etc: Champion
Jean Barron
Christmas Corner: Most Points
Bernice Dickout
Machine Sewing: Most Points
Marion Piggott
Golden Age: Most Points
Carol Miller
Knitting: Most Points
Sharon Lannin
Afghan: Champion
Bernice Dickout
Quilt, hand-quilted: Champion
Sharon Reeve
Quilt, machine-quilted: Champion
Gerri Korec
Country Cupboard: Most Points
Gerri Korec
Photography: Most Points
Rose Entz
Photography, coloured: Champion
Rose Entz
Photography, black & white: Champion
Sophie Hanchiruk
Pre-School: Most Points
Lauren Tindale
JK and SK: Most Points
Cole Hofer
Gr 1 and 2: Most Points
Jade Hofer
Gr 3 and 4: Most Points
Alexis Close
Gr 5 and 6: Most Points
Shaylene Jones
Gr 7 and 8: Most Points
Emily Kyle
Gr 9 to 12: Most Points
Jade Hofer
School Fair to Gr 8: Champion


Judges’ Choice Awards

Martin Mason
Cut Flowers
Terri Hearns
Floral Design
Junia Hofer
House Plants
John Rombout



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