Thanks for Making Fallfest a Huge Success
What a great event! The huge crowd of families seemed to love the many activities and every booth had kids having fun, despite the weather. Thank you to the great committee members -- Chair Pamela Popejoy, Grace Farnan, Connie Upton, Allie Crow, Bonnie Meisel, Mary Gowing and Travis John -- for all your hard work.
Our major sponsors were key contributors to the success: Physical Therapy Central for the DJ, Grant & Katie Johnson CPA for the balloon animal artist, Abiding Home Health for the costume contest, and Sonic Drive-In and Pauls Valley National Bank for the facepainters.
Sponsors for the Witches Wheel of Wonder were Thompson’s Sooner Home Furnishings, Valley Gifts & Awards, Bloomin’ Crazy, First United Bank, The Grille, Restaurant & Bar, Punkins BBQ & Catfish, Hunter Super Tech, Insurance One. OG&E, TriVan Roofing, Field’s Pies, LuLaRoe Chellie Larson, Taco Bell, Pauls Valley National Bank and the City of Pauls Valley.
A special thanks to everyone who came and set up a booth: Amcor, Dr. Jamie Means DDS, First United Bank, Laura McClain, Valley Community Hospital, the Youth of First United Methodist Church, The House Church, Beatty Baptist Church and FCCLA, Garvin County 4H and FFA, Patrick Crowe, Pauls Valley High School Student Council, First Presbyterian Church, PVIS Student Council and Pauls Valley Art Club.
Special mentions go to Brock Carlile and Crossroads Church who really stepped up to host games in the lot next to Sharpe's Department Store and Amy Brown, Mickey Brown and Mark Thompson of Thompson’s Sooner Home Furnishings for hosting a fabulous blow-up haunted house and adding music which livened up Paul Avenue.
We also couldn’t have done it without our candy donations from Walmart Supercenter, Hinkle Printing & Office Supply, Covercraft, First Presbyterian Church, Bloomin’ Crazy, H&R Block, Cactus Closings, Branded Salon, Town & Country Insurance, Skyline Energy Solutions and Things We Like.
Some 55 kids signed up for the Costume Contest. The winners of the category for kids 5 and under were Roman Fitke, 9 months old (1st place); Noah Spears, 4, (2nd); and Hawksyn Hudson, 4, (3rd). In the category for those 6 to 12 years old, winners were Braleigh Edgar, 8, (1st place); Arbor Johnson, 7, (2nd); and Zeke Mackey, 7, (3rd).
Again, thank you to everyone who helped make it such a special day.