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Fourth-grader repeat winner in Mini-PPP logo contest

Girl wins Mini-PPP logo contest

BEND, Ore. - Jorun Downing's artwork was chosen as the official logo for the U.S. Bank Mini Pole Pedal Paddle t-shirt for 2014.  This is the second year in a row that the fourth-grader at Seven Peaks School has won the contest

Her art workwas selected among 40 entries.  She will be awarded with a Round Table pizza party for her class, a gift from Saxon's, shoes from Teva and a free team entry to the U.S. Bank Kid's Mini PPP.

The top four winners included 5th grader Kaylee Carlton from W.E. Miller Elementary, 3 grader, Barrett Justema from W.E. Miller Elementary, 4th grader Lexie Bisset from Bear Creek and 3rd grader Claire McDonald from Highland Elementary. They will all receive gifts from Saxon's and shoes from Teva.

The U.S. Bank Mini Pole Pedal Paddle will take place in the Les Schwab Amphitheater, May 18, 2014.  Teams of six participants each ranging in age from 1st to 6th grade compete in river rafting (with a rafting guide), biking, an obstacle course and a run. 

All six team members paddle the raft with their rafting guide on board.  One bike rider then rides the course.  Four members each challenge the obstacle course and one final member runs the distance run course.

All art submissions will be on display at U.S. Bank, 86 SW Century Drive, Bend, OR 97702 beginning Monday, February 24 until April 1, 2014.

The U.S. Bank Mini Pole Pedal Paddle is presented by Bend Memorial Clinic, Hasson Company Realtors, Dick's Sporting Goods and MBSEF.

For more information, please contact MBSEF at 388-0002 or visit

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