Avon • St. Benedict Parish festival starts with outdoor polka Mass at 10 a.m. with music by the Gene Ostendorf Band. Activities run from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Event includes food and refreshment stands, beer garden, games for the entire family including bingo (in air-conditioned area), fish pond, straw stand, cake walk, meat raffle and live music all afternoon. Sports gift card raffle. Quilt auction at 2 p.m. Grand raffle at 5:30 p.m. Cash raffle grand prize is $5,000.
Rajahna is a returning team member of The Newsleaders Newspaper. She has been a part of the business since she was a young girl learning from Janelle. Rajahna attended Illinois State University where she received her Master’s in music therapy.