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Softball, baseball signups this weekend

Friday, Aug. 8 RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Bilingual Zumba at 9:30 a.m., Bouncing Baby Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Teen Music Shop at 3 p.m., Teen Action Council at 3 p.m., Family Craft at 3:15 p.m. More: 760-788-5270. TOWN HALL BRIDGE CLUB, 10 a.m., Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. More: 760-789-1132. SUPPORT GROUP for [...]

Storm shifts livestock auction, drenches country fair

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As drizzle turned to downpour Saturday afternoon, temporarily shutting down the livestock auction, Ramona Junior Fair participants didn’t miss a beat.

They sent their buyers across the street for an early dinner in the community center as they and their adult leaders pulled together to move the auction to the beef barn that has a covered roof.

Ramona Country Fair and Junior Fair & Livestock Auction promise activities galore

Carnival rides, contests, entertainment, games, food, animals and lots of vendors will fill the outdoor community center for the 44th Annual Ramona Country Fair and 43rd Annual Ramona Junior Fair and Livestock Auction this week. Golfing for a Cure, a contemporary art show and a certified farmers’ market are among other weekend highlights.

Ramona calendar of events

NATIONAL DAY OF THE COWBOY, noon to 5 p.m., Mountain Valley Ranch, 842 Highway 78 near Magnolia Avenue. Free event to feature live cowboy music, re-enactments by the Old West Mounted Lawman’s Association, cowboy poetry, leatherwork and art displays, custom western shirts and cowboy hats, vendors, opportunity drawings and food for purchase.

Ramona’s all-class reunion, book signing with Pulitzer Prize winner, Tire Amnesty Day among upcoming events in town

Ramona’s all-class reunion, book signing with Pulitzer Prize winner, Tire Amnesty Day among upcoming events in town.

Ramona Junior Fair pie auction, Book Time with Ronald McDonald and free movie in the park among week’s happenings

Look for mouth-watering pies, cookies, cakes, brownies and more at the Ramona Junior Fair Barbecue and Pie Auction on Saturday. Among other events this week are Book Time with Ronald McDonald, a free summer movie in the park and open swims at the community pool.

Fireworks put spark in Ramona calendar

FOURTH OF JULY PICNIC, 1 p.m., VFW Post 3783, 2247 Kelly Ave. Free hot dogs and hamburgers, prizes, fun. Bring a side dish to share. More: 760-789-7888.

RAMONA ROTARY JULY 4TH FAMILY PICNIC AND FIREWORKS, 5 p.m., behind Olive Peirce Middle School, 1521 Hanson Lane. Food vendors, music, games and contests. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

Application deadline Monday for Kiwanis of Ramona’s Glae McDonald Memorial Scholarship

Service to the community is what Ramona Kiwanis Club is seeking in candidates for its Glae McDonald Memorial “Children and Community First” Scholarship Program.
The club’s scholarship guidelines state that recipients “must have demonstrated a sincere desire to better themselves and their community, served as a positive role model with leadership potential and have a high degree of motivation necessary to succeed in their college or vocational school program.”
In addition to community service, awards will be granted based on student qualifications and financial need.
Applicants must have graduated from an accredited Ramona Unified School District high school or have received a General Education Development (GED) diploma no later than Aug. 31, 2014. Ramona graduates from previous years may apply.
Applications are available for download at kiwanisramonaca.org/index.html.
Application deadline is June 30.
For more information, contact Dr. Jose Luis Alvarado, Kiwanis Scholarship Committee chair at alvarado1306@gmail.com.

English bulldog wins Best in Show in Kiwanis dog show

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Ramonan Dennis Sargent’s bulldog Winston was the big winner at Kiwanis of Ramona’s 10th annual Bow Wow Pow Wow Fun Dog Show on Saturday. Winston, who walked off with a trophy and four ribbons, won Best of Show after winning two first-place honors and one second-place.
With 69 contestants and 10 categories, judges Kim Lasley and Ellen and John Massie stayed busy discussing and deciding on the winners.
The event, held in the Ramona Outdoor Community Center Pavilion, raised about $4,500 for the club, which will put the money toward scholarships and community and school projects.
Results of this year’s dog show, with the dog’s name first, followed by the owner’s name (some did not provide last names to Kiwanis), are:
Best Costume (Adult’s Dog)
1. Shadow Stephanie DeFrank
2. Spike= Dennis
3. Thor Justin Webster
Best Costume (Child’s Dog)
1. Brody Hunter Marty
2. Halo Cora Kruger
Most Beautiful Dog (Female)
1. Chantel Marylya Boecher
2. Mistletoe Jonathan/Jana Klinman
3. Nala Sara Fredrikson
Most Handsome Dog (Male)
1. Dino Kathie Stedham
2. Winston Dennis Sargent
3. Sunny Penelope Fox
Dog and Owner Look Alike
1. Winston Dennis Sargent
2. Chantel Marylya Boecher
3. Brody Hunter Marty
Most Talented Dog
1. Truman Marion
2. Cody Cynthia Manning
3. Thor Justin Weber
Best Tail Wagger
1. Dante Evalyn Brown
2. Raley Rick
3. Truman Marion
Most Unusual Markings
1. Winston Dennis Sargent
2. Brody Hunter Marty
3.Tiberius Jim Galindo
Cutest Little Dog
1. Dante Evelyn Brown
2. Sunny Penelope Fox
3. Hannah Carol Foster
Best Kisser
1. Case Erin Corbus
2. Brody Hunter Marty
3. Tiberius Jim Galindo

All-you-can-eat Rib Fest on Saturday benefits senior center nutrition program

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All-you-can-eat barbecue baby back ribs and chicken will fill plates at the 9th Annual Ramona Community Rib Fest at Olive Peirce Middle School on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Proceeds will benefit Ramona Senior Center’s Nutrition Program.
Tickets are $15 for teens and adults. Hot dog dinners for children age 12 and younger are $2.
Potato salad and cole slaw will be added to the $15 plates. Chips will be with the children’s dinners. Tea and lemonade also will be served. In addition, a bake sale, music, face painting, root beer floats, soda and drawings for prizes are planned. To-go dinners are $15. The event will be in the school’s performing arts center, 1521 Hanson Lane. See www.ramonaseniorcenter.com for more.

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