A special "Thank Ewe" to all our Financial & Auction Donors
T h e   H e i f e r   F e s t i v a l

Please recognize our 2017 Financial Donors:

$20 Flock of Chicks $30 Honeybees $60 Trio of Rabbits $120 Pig or Sheep or Goat $150 Llama
$250 Water Buffalo $500 Heifer $1,000 Milk Menagerie (1 heifer, 1 water buffalo, 2 goats)
$1,500 Joy to the World (1 heifer, 1 llama, 4 goats, 2 sheep)
$5,000 Gift Ark (15 pair of animals)

Rachel Decker


flock of chicks x 2

Mary Dennis


glock of chicks

John H. Finley III


milk menagerie x 2

Ruth & John Crabbe


llama and honeybees

Lorin and Erma Johnson


water buffalo

Sandra Leiter


trio of rabbits, flock of chicks x 2

Lisa & Scott McNamee



Oates Veterinary Clinic


llama. honeybees, flock of chicks

Mabel Reece


honeybees & Flock of chicks

Lauren Cowman


water buffalo, llama, rabbits

Richwood Bank


honeybees,  flock of chicks x 2

Roger's Nationwide Insurance-Kenton


honeybees,  flock of chicks

Scotts's Lawn



St. John's Church-Kenton, Ohio


heifer, sheep, pig

VFW Post 870-Richwood, Ohio


heifer; 2 hogs

Vonnie & Don Wasserbeck



Leroy Woods




Auction Donors for 2017

Acupuncture & More 232 N. Main St. Marysville
Advance Auto Parts 1166 Mt Vernon Ave Marion
Ag Credit 1100 E. Center St. Marion
African Safari Wildlife Park 267 S Lightner Rd Port Clinton, OH 43452
Amish Heritage Country Market 728 N. Main St. Marysville
Auto Zone 616 E. 5th St. Marysville
Autowise Service & Tire Center 490 N. Main St. Marysville
AutoZone 689 E. Center St Marion
B & E Pizza 333 E Blagrove St Richwood
Benny's Pizza 972 Columbus Ave. Marysville
Blues Creek Golf Club 20640 State Route 4 Marysville
Buck Ridge Golf Course 17483 Robinson Road Marysville
Buffalo Wild Wings 1573 Marion Mount Gilead Rd Marion
Checkered Flag Express Lube 350 Mill Creek Dr. Marysville
Denny's Pizza & Drive Thru 110 N. Franklin St. Richwood
Domino's - Marysville 840 Delaware St. Marysville
Donatos Marysville 111 Emmaus Dr. Marysville
Dr. Natasha Weaver-Dyer Kenton
Drs. Bill & Monica Decker Marion
East of Chicago 306 E. 5th St. Marysville
Enchanted Forest 15126 Twp Rd 40 Dunkirk
Eye Candy Custom Creations Kenton
Goodies Galore 138 E. 5th Street Marysville
Great Clips Marysville 720 Coleman's Crossing Blvd. Marysville
Hemmerly's Flower Shop 615 E Center St Marion
Hepburn Feed & Supply 21452 Elevator St Kenton
Hong Kong Buffett 1561 Marion Mount Gilead Rd Marion
J-Trims Men's Haircut 16 N. Fulton St. Richwood
Jennifer & Matt Furer Marysville
Joey Campbell Ada
Ken Davis & Sons Inc. 367 E. Blagrove St. Richwood
Kenton Marble & Granite 123 S Leighton St # 127 Kenton
Lambert Jewelers 327 E. Fifth St. Marysville
Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken 571 E Center St. Marion
Leeds Farm 8738 Marysville Rd. Ostrander
Lighthouse Christian Book Store 232 North Main St, Marysville
Lorin Johnson 731 Timber Lake Dr Marysville
Lovena's Greenhouse 19214 St Hwy 37 Upper Sandusky
Maddie Guider Marion
Magic Touch Hair Salon 4 N. Franklin St. Richwood
Mary Granlee Marion
Marysville Golf Club 13683 St. Rt. 38 Marysville
Marysville Lanes Ltd. 1189 Columbus Ave. Marysville
McAuliffe's Ace Hardware 1299 W. Fifth Street Marysville
Mill Creek Cycle & Skate 120 E. 5th Street Marysville
Mill Creek Golf Club 7259 Penn Rd. Ostrander
Mrs. Renisons's Donuts 622 E. 5th St. Marysville
N. Central Ohio Solid Waste District One Courthouse Square Kenton
North Central Ohio Solid Waste District 815 Shawnee Road; Suite D Lima
Ohio Beef Council 10600 US Hwy 42 Marysville
Panera Bread 1623 Marion Mt. Gilead Rd Marion
Parrott Implement Co. 396 Blagrove St. Richwood
Pat's Print Shop  19 N. Franklin St. Richwood
Pizza Hut Marysville 901 W. Fifth St. Marysville
Plotner Hardware 365 E. Blagrove St. Richwood
Rebecca Thompson-DeBoer, State Farm 365 E. Blagrove St. Richwood
Richwood Bank 28 N. Franklin St. Richwood
Richwood Pharmacy 24 W. Ottawa St Richwood
Richwood Tire & Auto Center 343 E. Blagrove Richwood
Samaritan Therapeutic Massage Suite 129 Damascus Rd. Marysville
Scioto Shoe 206 Jamesway Rd. Marion
Scott's Lawn Store 119 S. Main Street Marysville
Sheila's  Flowers & Gifts 8 North Franklin St. Richwood
Shine FM 466 West Lake Avenue Bellefontaine
Silver Creek UMC 17314 County Road 115 Kenton
Southland Barber Shop 1280 Delaware Ave Marion
Splatter Park 6287 Busch Blvd Columbus
Spring Bouquet Flowers & Gifts 14547 Kaiser Rd. Marysville
Starbucks 130 McMahan Blvd Marion
Subway 1 N. Franklin St. Richwood
The Ribbon Box 121 E. 5th St. Marysville
The Toddler Scene 113 N. Franklin St. Richwood
Tim and Diana Howell Bucyrus
Tim Hortons 1305 W 5th St Marysville
Tractor Supply Company TSC 15600 US Highway 36 Marysville
Tri-Rivers Construction Technologies 2222 Marion-Mt. Gilead Rd Marion
TSC 948 E Columbus St Kenton
Union County Family YMCA 1150 Charles Lane Marysville
URE-Union Rural Electric Co-op 15461 US Highway 36 Marysville
Vonnie Wasserbeck Richwood
Wal-mart 555 Colemans Crossing Blvd Marysville
Wal-mart Marion 1546 Marion-Mt Gilead Rd Marion
Whirlpool Corporation 1300 Marion-Agosta Rd Marion
Whit's Frozen Custard 108 S. Main Street Marysville
Wildcat Pizza 220 N. Clinton Richwood
WMRN Marion
YMCA 645 Barks Rd E Marion
Zoomer's Skate Club 1683 Marion Mt. Gilead Rd Marion

This festival would not be possible without the generous support of many individuals and groups throughout Central Ohio. 

We would especially like to recognize the following:

Whit's Frozen Custard of Marysville: Thank you for supporting us.  Whit's is donating 1/2 of their proceeds back to the festival.
Heifer Games:  Tri-Rivers Career Center of Marion (Vet Sciences, Ag, Nursing and Cosmetology Departments), Prospect UMC, NUHS Students of Service (S.O.S.), NUHS Honor Society, Boy Scouts Trp 440 of Richwood and 101 of Marysville, NUMS students.
Heifer Kitchen:  Chef Sheila Hamm and the students of Tri-Rivers Culinary Arts; Lauren Cowman of Merial for your donation. Scott & Lisa McNamee and Don & Vonnie Wasserbeck donated to purchase the pork.
Arts & Crafts: Terry McGlaughlin, Danielle Caylor and Julie Smith for all your help  
Cake Walk:  All of you who donated cakes, pies, cupcakes and cookies
Official Heifer Printer:  Kim Mann and Perry ProTech Corporation
Venue:  North Union School District and especially NUE staff and students
Canine Activities & Veterinary Donations: Merial Ltd., Ceva Pharmaceuticals, Bayer Healthcare Animal Health, Science Diet Veterinary Diets and Oates Veterinary Clinic of Kenton.
Straw Maze:   Mark and Lori Hoffman
Heifer Banners:  George "Soapy" Showalter & Village of Richwood
Teddy Bear Surgery:   OSU College of Veterinary Medicine & Oates Veterinary Clinic of Kenton, Ohio
General Store:  Goodwill of Marion, Tami Bay of General Mills plus donations from many of you!
Heifer Story Time: Alice Mackey and the Richwood-NU Library
Heifer Entertainment:  Hughies Audio Visual of Worthington, Ohio and J.T. Burke of Fathom Fidelity in Marion, Ohio
NUE Homeroom Pizza Program: Wildcat Pizza
Heifer Festival: Everyone!  A big thank you to all our musicians, demonstrators, cake and pie makers, "worker bees" and all of you...our Heifer Festival visitors!

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