More From This Year’s Chocolate Lovers Festival
Mother Katie Dillon and Children Graesen, Elli, and Timmy Dillon laugh with Howdy Do-Dat the clown.
PHOTO BY KATIE HALL.
Waiting for their pancake breakfast were some greatgrandchildren belonging to August Brinkman.
There was a total of 62 entries in this year’s fun run during the Chocolate Lovers Festival. That is a new record turnout for the 5K. The Chamber of Commerce appreciates Michelob Ultra (Hopkins Distributing) and Fierce Mobile Fitness for sponsoring this year’s event. The overall male winner was Kane Kleinschmidt and overall female runner was Phyllis Kleinschmidt. They each received $50. First through third place won medals. Those winners included the following: MEN’S 10 & Under: 1st - MASON HERBRICH, 2nd - COLE LATIMER, 3rd - BO ENDERLIN. MEN’S 11-19 Years: 1st - THOMAS HALL, 2nd - KOLTON ALLEN. MEN’S 20-29 Years: 1st - KANE KLEINSCHMIDT, 2nd - CODY BLACK. MEN’S 30-39 Years: 1st - COREY RICKETSON. WOMEN’S 10 & Under: 1st - MAKENNA BURNS, 2nd - MEADOW STANLEY, 3rd - CAMRYN RICKETSON. WOMEN’S 11-19 Years: 1st - SARA MATEJCEK, 2nd - MEGAN ROTHER, 3rd - ASHLEY RETZLOFF. WOMEN’S 20-29 Years: 1st - KARA ISELT, 2nd - HEATHER RAMSEY, 3rd - JESSICA SCHNEIDER. WOMEN’S 30-39 Years: 1st - CRYSTAL FOLEY, 2nd - TIFFANY PATSCHKE, 3rd - MELINDA MCGLAUN. WOMEN’S 40-49 Years: 1st - PHYLLIS KLEINSCHMIDT, 2nd - JANA BURNS, 3rd - MONICA EBERZ. WOMEN’S 50-59 Years: 1st - SHARON PRIEM, 2nd - CARMELA WALKER, 3rd - SUSAN BAYER. WOMEN’S 60+ Years: 1st - LINDA JO CONN.
At the left, Kalyn Speck and Sharon Jatzlau Speck enjoyed the pancake breakfast, courtesy of the Lexington Masons.
At the right, Orean Frankeny, Mary Stifflemire, Jule Frankeny and Michael Becquet (back) prepare the breakfast.
Below, Betty Carter, Jane Turlak, Lori Fox and Phyllis Evans (all from Burnet) also enjoyed the meal.
A patriotic colored train carried children all around the Square during Saturday’s fun Chocolate Lovers event.
Mary Ann Hilligeist and Travis McPhaul visit outside Angel Kisses Antiques, where Travis was selling knives.
Cherry Stover takes a break from her duties at the Garden Club booth.
Pictured are a couple of young boys enjoying some silly time (and delicious treats) at the Chocolate Alley.
Members of the Lexington Garden Club had a booth at the Festival, selling plant starts to gardeners, novice and expert alike. Pictured above are Priscilla Brister, Millie Wester and Paulette Schulze.
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