Nearly 135,000 children are adopted in the United States each year. Of non-stepparent adoptions, about 59 percent are from the foster system, 26 percent are from other countries and 15 percent are voluntarily relinquished American babies. November is Adoption Awareness Month. Several families in Chamberlain have decided to adopt children – one is the Donnie and Donna Dominiack family. This is their story.
The Knights of Columbus hosted their annual Turkey Bingo on Friday, November 21 at the armory. Card holders were given the chance to win turkeys as prizes. Families and players of all ages attended the event.
CHS volleyball girls hosted a bake sale on Saturday, November 22, for teammate Bridgette Byrd’s father Rod Byrd. The team raised over $500 to help alleviate medical costs. There was also a benefit pool tournament played on Saturday at Gateway West and Silver Dollar Bar.
The Chamberlain Mudcats went to state Special Olympics bowling, Nov. 7 in Aberdeen. Results for the competitation are listed below.
A few more Cub athletes that have garnered post season awards over the past couple weeks. Bridgette Byrd and Hallie Hallock earned Big Dakota Conference All-Conference recognition by the coaches of the conference. Nick Claussen was selected to the 11A honorable mention All-State football team.