Odin Firemen's Picnic Finishes with Strong Crowds
Activities on Saturday began with a 5K run and walk. 84 participated. Shane Campbell of Centralia was the top male finisher, with a time of 19 minutes 39 seconds. The top female finisher was Shana Ambuehl of Kinmundy. A parade opened the evening activities. A Memorial Day flag raising was held. The evening and final day of the Odin Firemen's Picnic was capped by a fireworks display.
On Friday night, the Picnic featured a car show. The kids choice award went to a 2010 Chevy Camaro owned by Greg Cooper. The Best of Choice Award was presented to Lee Davidson who showed a 1930 Ford 'A' Sedan. The Chief's Choice was presented to Artie and Stacey Langston who had a 1935 Dodge SidewinderCoupe. Derek Dobyns won the award for farthest distance traveled. Randy Dobyns won the burnout award.
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