Locals win big at Farm Show

By on January 11, 2012



Elizabeth Gallagher, 13, and sister Eva Gallagher, 8, of Lititz, and their bunnies, were all at the state Farm Show this week. Elizabeth Gallagher, 13, and sister Eva Gallagher, 8, of Lititz, and their bunnies, were all at the state Farm Show this week.

The Pennsylvania Farm Show got off to a great start for local residents.

Elizabeth Gallagher of Lititz was a big winner this year. Her awards in the Rabbit Department include: Youth Classes, first in French Angora-Colored; fifth in Californian; first in Mini Rex-Blue; second in Mini Rex-Blue; third in Mini Rex-Broken; and first in Mini Rex-Castor and Opal. She won first in Youth Best of Variety for Mini Rex-Opal; first in Youth Best Opposite Sex of Variety in Mini Rex-Castor and Opal; and first in Youth-Best of Breed, French Angora.

Other area winners in the Rabbit Department were: Bryan Kerdeman of Hare Force One, Manheim, first in Youth Classes, Dutch-Tortoise; third in Holland Lop-Solid; first in Youth Best Opposite Sex of Variety, Dutch-Tortoise; and first in Holland Lop-Solid; and Brianna Sauder, first in Youth Classes, Mini Lop-Solid Pattern.

Local winners in the Family Living Department included: Dolores Murray of Lititz, second in Fashions with Flair, Handcrafted Garment and Children’s Clothing (Birth to Size 12); second in Clothing Textile Open, Crocheting-Garment and Youth or Adult Tops-Shirt; Brenda Watson of Lititz, first in Crafts Open, Table Runners-Pierced-Machine Quilted; Wendy Kellogg of Lititz, second in Hobbies, Photography-Adult, Black and White-Action/Sports; fourth in Junior-Black and White-Fair Photo; and fifth in Junior-Color-Fair Photo; Marjorie Kkauffman of Manheim, first in Crafts Open, Rugs-Braided; and Hobbies, Hand Constructed Potholders-Adult; and Roberta Hartz of Manheim, first in Crafts Open, Wreaths-Grapevine and Wreaths-Other; and Best of Show in Open Class Wreaths Section 0014 Classes 440-443.

Other area residents honored with awards include: Doris Kreiter of Lititz, Square Dance Contest and Exhibition, first, Division 3-Open; Kaylyn Rosado of Lititz, third in Farm Show’s Got Talent, Vocal Solo, Senior Division (Ages 16-18); Julia Stallman of New Beginnings Farm, Manheim, third in Wool, Non-Auction Fleece Grade, 50s, 54s (1/4 Blood) Combing; fifth in Non-Action Fleece Grade Natural Color, Solid Black, Brown/Grey Fleece (58s and coarser); Courtney Kready of Meadow Springs Farm, Manheim, second in Breeding Beef Cattle-Open and Junior, Shorthorn, Shorthorn Late Spring Yearling Females, calved May through June; and Shorthorn Junior Reserve Champion Female; Seth Kirby of Manheim, fifth in Breeding Beef Cattle-Open and Junior, Maintainer, Summer Heifer Calves, calved after May 1, 2011; Marjorie Kkauffman of Manheim, seventh in Apiary Products, Extracted Honey Commercial, (three one-pound jars) Extra Light Amber; Timothy Miller of Manheim, Apiary Products, Extracted Honey Commercial, second in three one-pound jars, Light Amber; and second in in five-pound glass jars, 10 pounds, Light; Julia Miller of Manheim FFA, Manheim, Apiary Products, first in Extracted Honey Youth, Extra Light Amber three pounds; and Sweepstakes, Best Exhibit of Youth Extracted Honey; and Sophie Martin of Manheim FFA, Manheim, Ad Ed-Horticulture Exhibits, second in House Plants/Design, Dish Garden-9-12 inches. More FARM SHOW, page A14

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