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-, v PAGE 6 THE PRESS APRIL 3, 2013 Photos: Larry Biri Above: Father and Daughter dance coordinator Laura Brodina attaches a glow play bracelet on Jasmine Carter as her friend Erin Gullickson looks on the second annual ,event brought a tropical theme to an otherwise chilly spring day. Right: Kayden Lien found the dancing easier nestling her head in her dad Tom Lien's shoulder• / Above:Destiny Hahn had a good time dancing with her grandpa Jim Mosolf. Thirty.six couPles attended the dance• PARK RIVER, N.D. -- The Good Samari- tan Society of Park River held its secbndannu- al Father/Daughter Dance on Saturday, March 23 at the Park River City PIall. Event organizers said that it was a good ttLmout .with nearly 40 couples in attendance. This year boasted a tropical theme. When the guests arrived, they first registered, had their picture taken in front of the "sandybeaches of Hawaii", and dined on hot and sweet shredded beef and•pineapple chick- en, as well as salads, fruit kabobs and numerous goodies. Family members were invited to come and watch the "grand march"/which took place at 6:45 p.m.' A limbo contest took place at 8 p.m. for both the daughters and their dates, which included more than just fathers -- uncles, brothers, and grandfathers were also invited along,The win- ner of the daughter limbo contest was Saman- tha Houser, and the winner of the "Dad" limbo contest was Cole Larson, uncle and date of Av- ery GotI. • The dance ended at 9 p.m. Brett Omdahl of B Unit Music Productions provided music and Larry Biri of 1 More Pho- to provided the photography for the night. Proceeds from the dance went towards the pur- chase oga new wheelchair accessible van for the Good Samaritan Society of Park River. The Good Samaritan Society raised nearly$1,500. According to Good Samaritan Society Director of Resource Development Laura Brodina, fun was had by all and plans are already being made to set up another Father/Daughter Dance for 2014. A /-IF ~ .... ' y FIWT,,"~'ILT a'wln= ,/"~ 1l ~r n • J"V "IrW opportunities and activities for 4-H members in Walsh County. The funds will also be used for 4-H camps, con- ferences and scholarships. "I am glad to help out our local 4-H," Larson said. "I think it is a great program for .the youth in our com- munity." In North Dakota, $127,500 is being given across 33 •counties. America's Farmers Grow Communities is spon- sored by the Monsanto Fund to partner with farm- ers in helping them posi- tively impact their commu- nities. This program is part of the Monsanto Fund's overall effort to •strengthen rural America. For a complete list of Grow Communities win- ners and more program in- formation, please Visit Photo: Larry Bid Above: Brad Brummond (Left) accepts a check on behalf of Walsh County'4-H that was given to Brandon and Richard Larson to award to a local nonprofit of their choice from the Monsanto Fund. The check was pre- sented by (L to R) district salesman of North Star Genetics Scott Younggren representing Monsanto, David Hankey of Hankey Seed Company and local dealer for Monsanto through North Star Genetics, and Laurie Lar- son representing the Larson family. I PARK RIVER, N.D. Walsh Coun- ty will be hosting a Skywarn Severe Weather Spotters Class. This is a vol- unteer program to as- sist the National Weather Service is is- porting information suing warnings, by providing information on current conditions during severe weath- er. EmergencF Re- " sponse Officials, Am- ateur Radio Opera- tors and the General Public are all encour- aged to attend. Service in Grand weather spotters for Forks will be pre-severalyears. These senting information spotters are activated on recognizing, the whenever severe sirens of severe weath.-,!), See dea!e~ tor othor ~strll:t;~:,,~s a~,d comgiele ˘ieta!~5 A~! r)gtds reser'~ed II