By Angie Becker
The Benton County Fairboard would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Payton Sash as the 2016 Benton County Fair Queen, Bobbie Hilmer as the 2016 Benton County Fair Princesses, Macy Arbuckle 1st runner up and Carly Selken 2nd runner up and Macy Arbuckle as Miss Congeniality. The Benton County Fair Board would like to thank Daisy Johnson, Elizabeth and Juli Martin, Keri Weber for participating in the contest.
A special thank you to Sarah Kreutner for serving as the 2015 Benton County Fair Queen and Sadie Anderson for serving as the 2015 Benton County Fair Princess.
The Fairboard would like to thank the Cedar Valley Times, The Vinton Eagle, Vinton Livewire, the Newspapers of Southern Benton County and Vinton Today for their coverage of the Queen Contest events.
The Benton County Fairboard would like to take the opportunity to thank the following businesses for their contributions to the 2016 Benton County Queen competition. Your generosity and support are greatly appreciated!
Bank Iowa of Norway
Farmer’s savings bank & Trust of Vinton
Watkins Savings Bank of Watkins
Wells Fargo – Shellsburg
Supporters of the Queen Contest.
Benton County Cattlemen
Birker’s Bows- Vinton
Cassill Motors – Cedar Rapids
Clingman Pharmacy – Vinton
City Lite Yogurt-vinton
Divine Decadents Candy – Shellsburg
Ehlinger’s Vinton Express – Vinton
Fast Stop -Vinton.
Koffee Haus- Vinton
KSS Acconting & tax Service – Newhall
John’s Qwik Stop – Vinton
Nature’s Corner – Vinton
Newhall First Stop
Plant & Flower Emporium – Blairstown
Pizza Hut – Vinton
Pizza Ranch – Vinton
Subway – Vinton
Theisen’s – Vinton
Titan Machinery – Blairstown
Tootsie’s Ice Cream and More – Vinton
Vinton Trophy & Awards Ashley Hesson – Vinton