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Bob Evans to Host Event Celebrating Fair Champion

Published Aug. 16, 2012 | Discuss this article on Facebook
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Lea Kimley with her Grand Champion Barrow

Bob Evans Restaurants, JD Equipment and the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation will host a celebration honoring Lea Kimley, Grand Champion Barrow Winner at the 2012 Sale of Champions at the Ohio State Fair. As part of the event, Clark County Bob Evans Restaurants will donate 15 percent of sales to the Animals for Life Foundation on Aug. 20, 2012 when you bring in the flyer.

WHO: Bob Evans Restaurants, JD Equipment and the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

WHAT:  A Community Celebration Honoring Lea Kimley and Community Fundraiser Benefitting Animals for Life Foundation

WHERE: Bob Evans Restaurant, 10 South Tuttle Road, Springfield Ohio 45505

WHEN: Aug. 20, 2012-- 5 p.m. – photo opportunity with Lea Kimley  5:10 p.m. – short comments from representatives of Bob Evans, JD Equipment and Ohio Farm Bureau

*Animals for Life fundraiser will take place all day

WHY: Aug.5, Bob Evans Farms, Inc., in partnership with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) and JD Equipment, proudly purchased the Grand Champion Barrow at the Ohio State Fair’s Sale of Champions. This year’s Grand Champion Barrow, raised by Lea Kimley of Clark County, sold for $35,000. The bulk of the proceeds from the sale support youth contests, scholarships, FFA and 4-H. This celebration is to honor Lea and her family on their achievement, salute all of Ohio’s agricultural youth and to raise funds for the Animals for Life Foundation which works to increase public acceptance and understanding of human-animal interdependence.

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