Versailles FFA hosts omelet breakfast, farm displays


Gabe Thompson placed first in Division Four of the farm toy display competition at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.

Gabe Thompson placed first in Division Four of the farm toy display competition at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.


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Lucas Timmerman placed first in Division Three of the farm toy display competition at the fourth annual Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.


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Jake Bergman was the winner of the Division Two portion of the farm toy display at the omelet breakfast.


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Henry Shappie was the first place winner of Division One for the youth farm toy displays at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.


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At the community omelet breakfast on Feb. 23, kids had the opportunity to get their faces painted by FFA member Colleen Gehret.


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The Versailles FFA served approximately 1,000 community members during its fourth annual omelet breakfast.


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Carter Luthman placed second in Division Four of the youth farm toy displays at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.


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Ian Bergman placed second in Division Three of the farm toy displays at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.


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The Division Two second place winner was Ben Pitsenbarger for the youth farm toy display at the omelet breakfast.


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Division One second place was Parker Timmerman.


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Greg Dircksen placed third in Division Four of the youth farm display contest at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.


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The Division Three third place winner was Caleb Bubeek.


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Blake Pitsenbarger placed third in Division Two of the farm toy display competition.


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Versailles FFA member Isaac Gilmore served community members during the omelet breakfast.


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VERSAILLES – The Versailles FFA held its fourth annual free omelet breakfast on Feb. 23 as part of National FFA Week.

At the breakfast, there were youth farm toy displays, farm toy vendors selling their products and an omelet breakfast. In addition, the Versailles FFA had many activities for children to participate in during the breakfast including face paintings from Colleen Gehret and balloon animals by Tina Ault.

The breakfast was free for the community and all who attended. Donations were accepted to be given to the Huber family in memory of Trevor Huber and the Dayton NICU unit at Children’s Hospital in honor of Logan Bergman.

The Versailles FFA was successful in serving approximately 1,000 people.

The farm display winners were:

Division One: first place Henry Shappie and second place Parker Timmerman

Division Two: first place Jake Bergman, second place Ben Pitsenbarger and third place Blake Pitsenbarger. Other displays in Division Two included Cole Carity, Paisley Bergman, Hannah Luthman, Gracie Henry, Nathan Timmerman, Lydia Goubeaux and Emalyn Trostel.

Division Three: first place Lucas Timmerman, second place Ian Bergman and third place Caleb Bubeek. Other displays in Division Three included Ruth Carity, Jeremiah Wagner, Maggie McGlinch, Dylan Hemmelgarn, Alex Dircksen and Trevor Luthman.

Division Four: first place Gabe Thompson, second place Carter Luthman and third place Greg Dircksen.

All of the first place winners were given trophies and money. The Darke County Farm Bureau sponsored the farm display contest.

Toy show vendors included Kris Hinton, Tom Barga, Roger Heckman, Jerry Evans and Dave Huelskamp.

Kevin Otte of Otte Ag, Mark Hess, and Michelle Lefeld and Janelle Brinksneader of Anderson helped with the breakfast. Roland Fisher helped with the breakfast as a part of the Ohio FFA Alumni Association.

Melinda Lee also supplied a Darke County booth, and Sam Custer was at the breakfast representing the OSU Extension. Marilyn Wyler also helped with the breakfast.

Gold Sponsors ($350 and more) who donated toward the breakfast included Darke County Farm Bureau, Weaver Brothers Eggs, Reiter Dairy/ Dean Foods, Farm Credit Services and Dannon Yogurt.

Silver Sponsors ($100-$350) included M&M Stucke Farm LLC, Second National Bank, Dr. Brad Bruns Vet Clinic, Four Star Veterinary Service, Frenchtown Trailer Sales, North Star Hardware and Implement and Marilyn Wyler.

Bronze Sponsors (less than $100) included Versailles Savings and Loan, Harvest Land Co-Op, McBo’s Bowling Lanes, Roger Heckman, Kris Hinton, Tom Barga, Jim Ford and Jerry Evans.

Gabe Thompson placed first in Division Four of the farm toy display competition at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0203.jpgGabe Thompson placed first in Division Four of the farm toy display competition at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast. Courtesy photo

Lucas Timmerman placed first in Division Three of the farm toy display competition at the fourth annual Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0131.jpgLucas Timmerman placed first in Division Three of the farm toy display competition at the fourth annual Versailles FFA omelet breakfast. Courtesy photo

Jake Bergman was the winner of the Division Two portion of the farm toy display at the omelet breakfast.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0100.jpgJake Bergman was the winner of the Division Two portion of the farm toy display at the omelet breakfast. Courtesy photo

Henry Shappie was the first place winner of Division One for the youth farm toy displays at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0155.jpgHenry Shappie was the first place winner of Division One for the youth farm toy displays at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast. Courtesy photo

At the community omelet breakfast on Feb. 23, kids had the opportunity to get their faces painted by FFA member Colleen Gehret.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0168.jpgAt the community omelet breakfast on Feb. 23, kids had the opportunity to get their faces painted by FFA member Colleen Gehret. Courtesy photo

The Versailles FFA served approximately 1,000 community members during its fourth annual omelet breakfast.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0119.jpgThe Versailles FFA served approximately 1,000 community members during its fourth annual omelet breakfast. Courtesy photo

Carter Luthman placed second in Division Four of the youth farm toy displays at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0138.jpgCarter Luthman placed second in Division Four of the youth farm toy displays at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast. Courtesy photo

Ian Bergman placed second in Division Three of the farm toy displays at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0129.jpgIan Bergman placed second in Division Three of the farm toy displays at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast. Courtesy photo

The Division Two second place winner was Ben Pitsenbarger for the youth farm toy display at the omelet breakfast.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0209.jpgThe Division Two second place winner was Ben Pitsenbarger for the youth farm toy display at the omelet breakfast. Courtesy photo

Division One second place was Parker Timmerman.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0133.jpgDivision One second place was Parker Timmerman. Courtesy photo

Greg Dircksen placed third in Division Four of the youth farm display contest at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0184.jpgGreg Dircksen placed third in Division Four of the youth farm display contest at the Versailles FFA omelet breakfast. Courtesy photo

The Division Three third place winner was Caleb Bubeek.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0128.jpgThe Division Three third place winner was Caleb Bubeek. Courtesy photo

Blake Pitsenbarger placed third in Division Two of the farm toy display competition.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0207.jpgBlake Pitsenbarger placed third in Division Two of the farm toy display competition. Courtesy photo

Versailles FFA member Isaac Gilmore served community members during the omelet breakfast.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/03/web1_WEB-IMG_0192.jpgVersailles FFA member Isaac Gilmore served community members during the omelet breakfast. Courtesy photo