2012 Grand Marshals -- Norman and Verna Day
Norman and Verna Day have lived in Myrtle Point for the past 60 years. Norman was born in Chicago, Illinois and Verna was born in Sperry, Iowa. They have 2 children Randy and Dianna, 3 grand- children and 1 great granddaughter.
Norman retired from Georgia Pacific and did carpentry work around the area. He is involved in wood carving and has been exhibiting at the fair and volunteering in the Arts and Crafts department since 1990. Verna drove school bus for Myrtle Point for 19 years.
Other areas she was involved in were bowling, decorating cakes, crafts, garden club, Family & Com- munity Education through the OSU Extension office and 4-H. Verna has been a leader with Twin Oaks 4-H Club for 40 years and cooked breakfast for the kids at the Fair for 20 of those years. She was also leader of a cooking club.
Norman and Verna dedicated a lot of time and hard work helping kids involved in 4-H with their projects. They continue to volunteer and support 4-H events throughout the County.