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Ollie Resident Contributes to Record Donation at State Fair

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am
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An Ollie native contributed to a record donation to a national charity. Claire Baetsle showed her steer in this years Governor’s Charity Steer Show at the Iowa State Fair. Following the show, the steers are auctioned off with proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald Houses of Des Moines, Iowa City and Sioux City. The twenty five participants were able to raise over $150,000, the highest amount since its conception in 1983. Baetsle’s steer Maxxum was sold for $3,400.