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Soap Box Derbies a success

Posted: October 14, 2012 - 8:46pm

Soap Box Derbies a success

The Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for contributing and supporting the Brainerd Lakes Downhill Drags Soap Box Derbies:

Brainerd BN Credit Union, Brainerd Lakes Sewer, Dondelinger Chevrolet, Eagles Club, Sheep’s, Northern Tin Street Rod Association, Bremer Banks, Brainerd Rotary Foundation, Kiwanis of Brainerd, The Body Works, Mills Fleet Farm, Mills Ford, Mills Gm, American Legion Post 255, Brainerd Jaycees, Brainerd Area Sertoma Club, Baxter Lions, Brainerd Elks, Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union, Winner’s Trophy and Engraving, Brainerd Fire Department, NAPA Auto Parts Shannon’s Auto Body, Shelly Janson for Graphic Designs, Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers, Lindar Corporation, Brainerd International raceway, Viking Coca-Cola, Kathy Binder of Winner’s Trophy and Engraving and Action Graphics.

A big thanks to the Brainerd residents located on 15th Avenue NE for their patience while we raced down the hill in front of their houses and for letting our spectators sit on their lawns.

A huge special thanks to the Downhill Drags Soap Box Derby committee members: Brian Ray, Meryle Gallant, Kathy Binder, Mike Brown, Paul Murray and Mary Murray. A special thanks to Dave Jones at the starting gate, and the staff: Jenny Barker, Herschel Templeton, and Larry and Bruce Ruikka for their hard work of setting up and taking down the equipment.

Thank you to the volunteers and parents for helping to provide the manpower for moving the cars up the hill. If I missed thanking anyone, I am truly sorry.

We are much obliged. Thank you!

Bonnie Muzik

Recreation Coordinator

Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department