Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Public seeks historic preservation

"Historic and cultural attractions in the Bear River region, which includes Cache, Box Elder, Rich, Franklin, Bear Lake, Oneida and Caribou counties, bring in more than one million visitors and more than $40 million from around the world each year, according to a recent study."

The above paragraph is from an article that appeared in the Logan, Utah, Herald Journal on Sunday. The entire article can be read at: http://news.hjnews.com/allaccess/article_10d07ef4-f743-11e2-a4ac-001a4bcf887a.html#.UffcX0b1pdw.email

Monday, July 29, 2013

THANK YOU, Thank You and thank you!

Melissa Draper and Julia Seare demonstrate the heritage art of making thread on spinning wheels.
We would like to thank the residents of Franklin County for enjoying and supporting the festivities behind the academy building on July 24th that were part of the Franklin County Centennial & first annual OSAF Heritage Day.

We would also like to thank our sponsors who so happily helped to make this celebration the success it turned out to be: Idaho Salvage, Linda Hansen, Big J’s, KACH, Franklin County Senior Citizens Center, Kelly’s Exxon, Eric & Roxanne Ward Dairy, Stokes Thriftway, Independent Meats, Edward’s Floral, Boyd & Cindy Burbank, Ritewood Eggs, Jeff Hobbs, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, the Preston Citizen, Fighting Quaker Forge, Jannalee Fox Dance Team, Duane & Sandra Weeks Family, Melinda Jepsen & family and Joe Ward.

We'd also like to note that Franklin County is lucky to have the following talented and generous residents and friends. We thank them for volunteering the hundreds of hours that went into our fun:
Dee Hunzeker
Kyle Hardy
Hannah Edwards
Frank Priestly
Dave Jeppsen 
Natalie Dallin
Jeff, Sam and David Seamons
Jan & Samuel Seamons
Doug & Ashley Seamons Family
Anjanette Dalley 
Boyd & Lynda Condie
Julia Seare
Dave Gregersen
Jace Johnson
Kennedy Bingham
Vanessa Stokes
Tori Groll
Abby Olsen
Hailey Griffeth
Millie Geddes
Braxtyn Moffitt
Dennis Lund
Jay Hansen
Von Gregersen
Dru Westover
Burt Smith
Alan White
Lori Smart
Mike Mendenhall
Naomi Jones
Eric Nielson
Tony & Kathy Hollingsworth
Tami Smith
Diane Hyde   
Patrick & Ann Costello
Elisabeth Mumford  
Kye Christensen
Jaclyn Mickelson
Paul Jenkins
Carson Liberty
Kyle Atkinson
Joy Christensen
Peggy Christensen
Myrna Fuller
Judy Wilde
Verlene Knapp
Andrew Wilson
Jill Durrant
Nikki Lower
Megan Andrew
Koltn Burbank
Kodie Ann Jenkins
Austin Green
Rickton Larson
Katie Lower
Danni Lower
Lynn Harris
Kristy Knapp
Megan Andrew
Judy Wilde
Judy Krantz
Laura Beardall
Edna Fuller
Stacey Keller
Teresa Chipman
Ruth Scott
Josiah Cordes
Bryce Gray
Debra Baldwin
Stacy Barton
Verlene Knapp
Afton Perry
Jon and Lana Jenkins and
Jake & Megan Stoker Family
Melissa Draper and children
Preston High and West Side FFA chapter members 
Strictly Ballroom Dance Team
Levis and Lace Square Dancers
Preston South Stake

The OSAF Board members: Nathan Hale, Sydney Hale, Lyle Fuller, Larry Bradford, Paul Judd, Elliott Larsen, Necia Seamons, Kim Wilson and James Brown, and the 

OSAF Events Committee: Saundra Hubbard, Anna Gray, Carolyn Gunter, Rawana Griffeth, Thedora Petterborg, Diane Petty, Sheyenne Hunzeker, Tiffany Jeppsen, Hannah Edwards, Jennifer Seamons, John Packer


OSAF Heritage Day & Franklin County Centennial Photos

Facebook photos

Clicking the link above will take you to photos taken during our Heritage Day and Franklin County Centennial. It was a thoroughly enjoyable day.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

OSAF Legacy Bicycle Ride July 20

Announcing the Oneida Stake Academy Legacy Bicycle Ride!

Race begins July 20, at 7 a.m. sharp at the Oneida Stake Academy (90 E. Oneida, Preston, Idaho.)

Click the following link to register. http://beta.active.com/preston-id/cycling/races/oneida-stake-academy-legacy-ride-2013

Registration categories include individuals, teams, family and scout troops!

Refreshments will be served after the ride and there will be activities in the park.
For more information, please contact Elliott Larsen at 851-2593.