First State Bank of Campbell Hill, in partnership with Kevins Archery Center in Ava, held its Fourth Annual Youth Firearm Season Deer Contest October 7 – 9, 2017 in conjunction with the Illinois Youth Firearm Deer Season. A grand total of 51 deer were checked in. Each participating youth received a blaze orange drawstring backpack compliments of First State Bank of Campbell Hill and were entered into a drawing for multiple prizes. Everyone had the same opportunity to win as the contest was not based upon the size of the deer, winners were drawn at random. The drawing for prizes was held at 9:00 PM on October 9 At Kevins Archery Center in Ava.
Prize Winners were:
First State Bank would like to congratulate all the youth hunters and thank all those who made generous prize donations and contributions to the contest: Kevin Bach Owner-Kevins Archery Center, Bob Sparling Taxidermist, J&J Guns & Knives, Border North Marketing, Carla Berry Hair Stylist, Jacob Deer Rut, Clay Fuhrhop-Tri-County Realty, Ryan Reiss—Southern Illinois Spine & Joint Center, Dental Center of Nashville, Brunzeez Café, Knapp Oil, Brick Wall Boutique, & Turquoise Door.
Plans are already being made for the next year’s contest.