Wild West Rodeo for kids provides more fun, thrills

Posted: Oct 15 2019
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PHOTOS:  Tim Zeltinger and Cory Hansen

NDAD again was pleased to be one of the sponsors of the Minot Y’s Men’s Wild West Rodeo for Special Kids, held Oct. 4 prior to the Minot Y’s Men’s PRCA Rodeo at the North Dakota State Fair Center.

The event for young people participants with a rodeo helper who assists the child in multiple modified rodeo events, all patterned for their situations.

Chidlren received multiple items for taking part, including a participation blue ribbon, rodeo trophy/buckles and photo autographed by each child’s partner. The cost was free and also included two free tickets to the rodeo for family, guardians, or caregivers.

See more event photos on the Wild West Rodeo Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Minot-Ys-Mens-Wild-West-Rodeo-1780812175470074/?tn-str=k*F/.


Dean Knutson
Dean Knutson performs volunteer respite care visits in East Grand Forks, Minn., on behalf of Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota. The Grand Forks resident likes the fit, for several reasons. “I’ve been told I can talk,” he said, smiling. He says he’s a good listener, too – a key component of respite service. Knutson ...
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