2011 Results – Adult Waterball

14 Women’s Teams

1st Place Abbe Smith, Solon 1
2nd Place Kathy Otto, Center Point 1
3rd Place Kathy Septer, Hills 1
4th Place Heather Sinnwell, Nashua 1

 

 

 

 

 

36 Men’s Teams

1st Place Josh Sinnwell, Nashua 1
2nd Place Brad Malatek, Ely 1
3rd Place Bruce Bowers, Riverdale 1
4th Place Dave Pilger, LeClaire 5

2011 Scholarship Winners

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

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

Nicole Sedlacek, Jamie Neucollins, Sam Prentice

Larry Meyers Scholarship winner:  Megan Agne

2011 – Proud Sponsor

Beef Days Event Level ($500 and above)

Fleck Sales : Big Country Seeds : Dan Lynch Ford
E & J Electric & GeoThermal Inc. : Ruzicka’s Meats
Brosh Chapel : Lasso “E” Campers : Shuey’s
Brown Concrete & Backhoe/Brown Well Pump Service
Rubber Ducky Car Wash : Solon Economist : KCRG TV-9 : KGAN TV-2

Partner Level ($300 – $499)

Broghammer & Duncan PC : Altman & Sons : South Slope : RJ’Z Express
Solon State Bank : George’s : Bridge Bank : Harapat Auto Service
Chris’ Excavating : Stebral Construction : Solon Station : Solon Dental Center
Solon Education Foundation : Johnson Co. Cattleman’s Assoc. : Lake McBride Golf Course
Saddleback Ridge : Apparel 1 : Ely Fire Department : Auto Medic
Pratt Audio-Visual & Video : Alexandrea Lee Photography

Proud Sponsor Level ($100 – $299)

Aero Rental Inc. – Casey’s General Store – Mid American Energy – F. J. Krob & Co. – Mark’s Auto Body – Solon Heating & Air Conditioning – Solon Barber Shop – Jim Martinek – Ellison Insurance – Solon Retirement Center – Hills Bank & Trust – Ken’s Auto Clinic – Land Plumbing – Savvy Coffee & Wine Bar – Barnhart’s Custom Services – Play & Learn Preschool – All Aboard Daycare – Chuck Smith Body Shop – Eastwood’s Sports Bar – Memorials by Michel – Naughton Insurance – Joensy’s Restaurant – Davis Veterinary – Fareway Foods – Solon Drug – D & D Pizza – Sam’s Main Street Market – Lee’s Ag Clinic

Contributor Level ($25 – $99)

Solon Feed Mill – Kodiak Ltd. – North Liberty Clinic of Chiropractic – Harry’s Custom Trophy – El Sol Mexican Cuisine – Sedlacek Upholstery – Iowa Valley Monument Co. – Loretta’s Beauty Shop – Solon Dairy Queen – Solon Trustworthy Hardware – E’s Florals – Solon Veterinary Clinic – Haircraft Beauty Salon – Timberview Farms, Bob & LaRetta Dvorsky – F1 Information Solutions.com

2011 – Schedule of Events

Friday

5:30 pm – Adult Kickball Tournament at Legion Field
7 pm – Hay Bale Toss on Main Street (Registration 6 pm)

Saturday

7:30 am – 5K/1-mile Fun Run (Registration 6:30-7 a.m)
8 am – Adult Kickball Tournament at Legion Field
10 am – Parade (Lineup 9 a.m. at the football field)
10 am – Horseshoe Tournament at Randall Park
11:30 am – Optimist Fishing Derby at Brosh’s Pond
1 pm – Fireman’s Waterball Fight
1:30 pm – Bags Tournament in front of Grandstand (Registration at 1 pm)
9 pm – Beef Days Cow auction and car raffle drawing at the Grandstand

 

Kid’s Korner

Friday

6 pm – Solon Dance Team
6:30 pm – Pedal Tractor Pull (Registration at 5:30)

Saturday

Noon – Sparkles the Clown
Noon – Face Painting
1 pm – Paper Airplane Toss
2 pm – Big Wheels races (Registration 1:45)
2:45 pm – Lee Novak, magician
3:30 pm – Future Firefighters Waterball Contest (Registration at 3:15)

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

2010 Adult Waterball Winners

2010 Beef Days Waterball Winners

45 Men’s Teams:
1st Bruce Bowers, Riverdale
2nd David Pilger, Pleasant Valley
3rd Mark Stoneking, Monticello
4th Phillip Bowers, Riverdale

20 Women’s Teams:
1st Kathy Septer, Hills
2nd Kristen Smith, Solon
3rd Kari Tenborg, Solon
4th Sarah Drea, Solon

2010 Raffle Winners

2010 Solon Beef Days Raffle Winners

  1. 2010 Ford Focus or $10,000.00 – Steve Stange, Mike Swann & Andrew Kramer
  2. $1,000.00 Savings Bond – Bernie Erenberger
  3. Solon Beef Days Neon Sign – Jill Asprey
  4. Fat Tire Bicycle – Janelle Rettig
  5. $500.00 Savings Bond – Cindy Morrison
  6. Miller Lite Golf Package – Lee Mollenhauer
  7. $300.00 Beef Certificate – Brooks McLaren
  8. Miller Lite Duffle Bags – Kathy Francis
  9. Framed Grant Wood Print – Becky Bergmann
  10. $105.00 Cash Back – Wayne Ahern

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.