2011 Donation Report

2011 Funds given/Requests Granted

Solon Post Grad Scholarships $2,500
Win with Reading Program (Author Sponsor) $1,000
Project Prom $300
Solon Legion Memorial (4th of 5 year commitment) $1,000
Science Fair $500
Solon Community Outdoor Event Center 5 year Pledge of $2K/Yr $10,000
Solon City Parks & Rec. Bleachers for Park and Nature Center $2,000
Solon Spotlight $2,000
Lake MacBride State Park (Primitive campground upgrades) $1,000
Lake MacBride Fireworks $1,000
Music on Main Street $500
Solon Senior Advocates $500
David Coberly Boy Scouts Eagle Project @ Nature Center $2,500
World Leadership Conference, Raiden Takeuchi $250
Solon Dance Team $500
Total $25,550

2011 Scholarships

As Solon Beef Days President, It is with great pleasure to announce the Solon Beef Days Committee, Senior Scholarships.

Solon Beef Days Committee this year will Award 3 $500 dollar scholarships and one $1,000 scholarship named after Larry Meyers to graduating seniors who is pursuing a post secondary education.

The criteria in which they are selected are based upon three categories:

  1. Academics, need and extracurricular activity while in High School
  2. An individual one page Essay they’ve submitted about their community involvement and
  3. Their Community Service throughout the years

Our winner’s are:

  • Nicole Sedlacek
  • Jamie Neucollins
  • Sam Prentice

Our Larry Meyers Scholarship winner is:

  • Megan Agne

Gary Bentrim
Solon Beef Days President

We’re getting ready for Beef Days 2011 – are you?

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Can you believe it is the  40th Beef Days this year? – July 15th & 16th 2011.

Solon Beef Days is an annual celebration held in the town of Solon, Iowa the third week of July each year. Join us for entertainment, parade, beer tent, beef dinner, and a load of events for kids and adults alike.