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Background includes web development, radio dj and pizza maker – hobbies are family, VW’s and motorcycle touring.

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Thank you for attending the 39th Annual Solon Beef Days Celebration. Congratulations to all the runners: 2010 5K & 1 Mile Race Results T-Shirts are still available – order yours now. Friday July 16, 2010 5 pm :: Lady Lowe – New Country 6pm :: Kids Corner 7 pm :: Hay Bale Toss (6:30 reg.) […]

2009 Hay Bale Toss

Women 1st place: Nikki Weis 2nd place: Quinn Morelock Men 1st place: Matt Kroul 2nd place: Mike Humpal

2009 Horseshoes

1st place Walt Benke, Ron Burkemper 2nd place Jim Anderson, Vern Kollasch

2009 Pedal Tractor Pull

Results from the 2009 Big Country Seeds Pedal Tractor Pull: Class 1: 35 and under: 1st- Mackenzie Dvorsky 2nd-Spencer Sebetka 3rd-Michael Devalk Class 2: 36-40: 1st- Lukas Swanson 2nd- Brandon Hoit 3rd- Mia Borowski Class 3: 41-45: 1st- Dakota Johnson 2nd- Dawson Welch 3rd-Sydney Bildstein Class 4: 46-50: 1st-Mitchel Shingledecker 2nd- Austin Schwake 3rd- Sulvia […]


Here are the run downs from the 2009 Solon Beef Days: Pedal Tractor Pull Horseshoes Hay Bail Toss Scholarship Winners

2009 Race Results

The race was another fantastic one.  Thank you for all who participated and thank you to all the wonderful race sponsors. Race Results (Complete race results) 5K Open Men Travis Robertson, 22, Iowa City, IA 15:40 Open Women Erin Moeller, 32, Mount Vernon, IA 17:50 Men Under 15 Nate Marti, 14, Mount Vernon, IA   19:03 […]

In the News

Look here for articles where Beef Days is mentioned in the “news” Solon Beef Days are here again – Corridor Buzz: 07-15-2009 Fire Trucks in Solon Parade – Flickr 2008 Solon Firefighters – Flickr 2008 Hay Bale Toss 2007 – You Tube 07-15-200907-15-2009

2009 Press Release

Date: June 24, 2009 From: Gary Bentrim, Solon Beef Days Committee President Subject:  Beef Days Press Release This year On Friday/Saturday, July 17th & 18th, Solon Beef Days will hold its 38th celebration.  This two day event, traditionally starting the third Friday in July, has collected and donated over $318,000 back into the community and […]

2009 T-Shirt/Logo Design

Thank you for all the people who submitted entires for the 2009 logo entries. 1st Place: Shannon Blazek of Cedar Rapids 2nd Place: Nate Canton of Ely 3rd Place: A. Wright of Coralville

2009 Scholarship Winners

The criteria in which they are selected are based upon three categories: Academic performance, need and extracurricular activity while in High School An individual one page Essay they’ve submitted about their individual community involvement And Their actual Community Service throughout the years Evan Stout, Maggie Randall and Erin Blind, Carlee Croy