WESTBROOK, Minnesota (STPNS) --     Westbrook — The Miss Westbrook Scholarship program Dancing in Color, will  be one of the highlights of Fun Days.

    Once again the Miss Westbrook committee has put together a very entertaining program. There will be seven juniors from Westbrook Walnut Grove High School competing  for the Miss Westbrook Scholarship title and numerous scholarships. Along with the Scholarship candidates there will be ten elementary age youngsters who will perform during the program.             The  little misses will go through dance routines, then one of them will randomly be selected as Westbrook Little Miss.

    The Miss Westbrook candidates will  be judged on poise, personality, fitness, and talent.

     The program will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium on Friday June 23.

    Candidates are as follows:

Miranda Ankrum - Parents: Ford and Amy Ankrum, Sponsor- Plum Creek Cabinets and Construction Inc.

Addison Beaty - Parents: Dave and Kelly Beaty - Sponsor - Maynard’s

Jordyn Berg - Parents: Bradley and Danielle Berg  -  Sponsor- Dr. Bruce Mathiason, DDS

Cassandra Jackels - Parents: Tim Jackels and Heather Vannoort  - Sponsor - The Good Samaritan Society

Theresa Merrick - Parents: Patrick and Shelly Merrick - Sponsor  - State Farm- Roger Haar Agency Inc.

Mariah Soleta - Parents: Jim and Sarah Soleta and Jared and Kari Maas - Sponsor - Hoyt Oil and Convenience

Mackenzie Weis - Parents: Jeff and Kelly Weis - Sponsor - Shady Drive Inn

Little Miss candidates

Cadey Brown

Parents: Kelly and Nicole Brown

Leah Carter

Parents: Craig and Linda Carter

Kendall Dieter

Parents: Justin and Cassie Dieter

Alandra Hansen

Parents: Gregg and Robyn Hansen

Ava Herding

Parents: Timm and Jenny Herding

Emma Larsen

Parent: Brenda Larsen

Sarah Mershon

Parents: Chad and Tanya Mershon

Miranda Mischke

Parents: Dale and Tammy Mischke

Brianna Onken

Parents: Mike Onken and Maryellen Suhrhoff

Leah VanDewiele

Parents: Dusty and Jessie Vandewiele

Boys helping during the introduction

Matthew Burns, Nick Berg, Joel Byers, Daniel DeSmith, Kyle Kuehl, Ben Olson, Anthony Ross and Marshall Soleta

    The Miss Westbrook program volunteers have worked hard to produce a great program.

Fun Days

    The Fun Days Committee has come up with another fun filled program with something for all ages.

    One of the high light events will again be Keeping up the Kourage  rock concert scheduled for Saturday evening beginning with a performance by the Nectorines at 4:00 p.m. It will feature the  Headliner Band with Stephanie V. and  nationally known rock star, Dave Bickler former  Survivor singer.     

    Thursday evening a Community Barbecue will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. by Sanford Westbrook Hospital. After that, top off the evening with a slice of homemade pie at the Evening of Praise - Featuring the Southwest Men’s Chorus, performing at the community center at 7:00 p.m. Freewill offering.

    To top off the evening there will be a fireworks display presented at dusk at the WWG High School.

    Friday morning things get going with the Heritage Health Care Foundation 4 person scramble starting with registration at 10:30 a.m. at Rolling Hills Golf Club and 12:35  p.m. is tee off.             

    At 7:00 p.m. prepare to be entertained in the WWG air conditioned high school auditorium,  by the Miss Westbrook Scholarship program. Seven local teens will vie for scholarships showing their poise, and talent in an always entertaining event.

    After the scholarship program, there will be a dance under the big tent in the city park, Hicktown Mafia will be providing the tunes.

    Saturday is packed with many events. Get up early and put on your running shoes for the 5K Fun Run Walk at 8:00 a.m., (registration in the city park at 7:15). At 8:00 bargain hunters can look for bargains at the City Wide Rummage sales.          At 8:30 a.m. the Sand Volleyball Tourney will begin, along with Charger Back Nine Mini Golf. For the youngsters Summer Olympics will begin in the park at 10:00 a.m. Also at 10:00 a.m. there will be a Free throw/3 point contest  on the new basketball court in the city park. At the same time there will be a petting zoo for youngsters to be able to interact with the animals.

    Westbrook Heritage House Museum will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Inflatables will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    The Westbrook Area Cruisers will hold a Shine and Show Car Show by the city park from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    At11:00 a.m. there will be a Pedal Tractor Pull  sponsored by Westbrook Ag Power (ages 4-11 at the park. At 12 noon you can pull up a seat and play some bingo sponsored by the Westbrook Area Volunteers.

    There will be open swimming from 12 - 2:30.  

    The Grand Parade will begin with local and area units at 3 p.m. At  4:00 p.m. the gates open for the Keeping the Kourage Concert. At 6:00 the opening act, the Nectorines will begin performing in the ball field at the city park for the Keeping up the Kourage concert.

    Sunday morning the Westbrook Fire Department will host a French Toast Brunch at the community center serving from  9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Community Worship at 10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church.

    The following events will be held Sunday afternoon at Bonnie & Clyde’s 2. City Wide Medallion Hunt for all ages. At 1:30 p.m. Bingo by the W.A.V. Beanbag tournament will be held at 2:30 p.m.

    No celebration is complete  without food. There  will be a variety of food and snacks Saturday and Sunday from the following vendors: Lions Club food wagon, Grandpa’s Concessions, and Sweet Kettle Madness. Beer Garden opens Saturday from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m.