Apple Butter Festival sends 15 kids to camp


By Evelyn Long - The Sentinel



Volunteer John Buechele stirs apple butter as it cooks over the fire at the LMC Apple Butter Festival.


FULTON — Fifteen youngsters will attend summer camp next year as a result of the generosity of 667 visitors to the annual Apple Butter Festival held at the Lutheran Memorial Camp, Fulton.

The event, held Sunday, Oct. 8, featured 18 artists exhibiting in Artisan’s Alley, pumpkin and face painting, lawn and carnival games team scarecrow competition and a petting zoo. Apple Butter was made on the site and sold. A variety of food items was also available.

The Avalon Nine a folk/rock band, played music reflecting the event throughout the day. There were 60 volunteers helping to make the festival a success.

Among the many competitions was a cupcake decorating contest won by Maddie Hellman and Carolina Taylor won the bean counting contest.

LMC is part of the Lutheran Ministries in Ohio. Rod Pearce is camp director and Pat Surbella, office manager. For information on the camp and the festival, visit the camp’s web site: www.lomocamps.org

Volunteer John Buechele stirs apple butter as it cooks over the fire at the LMC Apple Butter Festival.
http://www.morrowcountysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2017/10/web1_John-Buechele-volunteer.jpgVolunteer John Buechele stirs apple butter as it cooks over the fire at the LMC Apple Butter Festival.

By Evelyn Long

The Sentinel