2017 Freedom Fest contest winners

Fireworks Raffle winners

The Austin Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who purchased raffle tickets. This year’s winners are:

1. Evelyn Napton – Grand Prize: $1,000 cash donated by First Farmers and Merchants

2. Dave Igou – Second Prize: Great GetAway certificate donated by Bursch Travel and Delta Vacations

3. Rebekah Bathon – Third Prize: Golf package for four or wine dinner for eight donated by Austin Country Club

4. Jordan Lukes – Fourth Prize: Toro lawn mower donated by Donkers Hometown Appliances.

5. Madonna Rosel – Fifth Prize: Winemakers tour for 8 donated by Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery

6. Diana Moon – Sixth Prize: $100 Rooms and Rest gift card donated by Rooms and Rest-Austin.

This year’s Austin Freedom Fest Free Fishing Contest Winners (from left): Riley Haugen, Mackenzie Sikora, Kaen Owens and Jaithan Claspell. Photo provided by the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce.

Free Fishing Contest results

This year’s Freedom Fest Free Fishing Contest on July 1 had 105 children participate and over 50 fish caught. The Austin Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Runnings and Cabela’s for prizes. Congratulations to the following winners:

Ages 6 and under: Jaithan Claspell – Two pound, seven ounce sucker

Ages 7-9: Kasen Owens – One pound, one ounce sucker

Ages 10-12: Mackenzie Sikora – One pound, 14 ounce carp

Ages 13-15: Riley Haugen – 2.2 ounce sunfish

Kids Pedal Pull winners

Congratulations to the following winners of this year’s Freedom Fest Kids Pedal Pull:

•Age 4

1. Ellie May Dumais of Austin

2. Jaeger Farlinger of Austin 

3. Parker Farrell of Austin 

•Age 5

1. Nora Sayles of Austin 

2. Olivia Hill of Adams

3. Brodey Hill of Lyle

•Age 6

1. Paige Maly of Lyle

2. Uriah Johnsen of Austin 

3. Lane Sayles of Austin 

•Age 7

1. Lance Peterson of St. Charles

2. Harvey Kram of Minneapolis

3. David Demro of Austin   

•Age 8

1. Preston Sayles of Rose Creek

2. Sam Dulas of Medford

3. Jayvon (last name not provided) of Austin 

•Age 9

1. Layton Guiney of Austin 

2. Seth Dumais of Austin 

3. Makkel Gibson of Austin 

•Age 10

1. Alyssa Viasaty of Austin 

2. Lewis Kram of Minneapolis

3. Frank DeLuna of Austin 

•Age 11

1. Charlie Dulas of Medford 

2. Landon Guiney of Austin 

3. Michael Tschida of Austin

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