Round-Up court showered with gifts

<p>From left to right, Princess Kymee Braseth, Princess Brittany Doherty, Queen Alex Featherstone, Princess Katie Harris and Princess Jessica Hughes — the 2012 Pendleton Round-Up Court — were introduced to the Round-Up and Happy Canyon boards of directors March 31 during the introductory party at Wildhorse Resort and Casino.</p>

The 2012 Pendleton Round-Up court received dozens of gifts during the Introductory Party held March 31 at Wildhorse Resort & Casino.

Reigning as queen of the 2012 Round-Up is Alex Featherstone of Pendleton. Her princesses are Kymee Braseth of La Grande, Brittany Doherty of Pilot Rock, Katie Harris of Pendleton and Jessica Hughes of Heppner.

In addition to hosting the gathering, the Round-Up Board of Directors also presented the court with garment bags and the Happy Canyon Board of Directors gave each member a duffle bag.

Official belt buckles were given by Montana Silversmiths and custom-made boots were donated by Justin Boot Company.

Individuals, couples and families who presented gifts are listed below. Unless otherwise noted, they reside in Pendleton:

Round-Up fringed purse, tan hide purse, Dennis and Colleen Hunt; making the leathers and black and white tote bag, Char and Randy Bracher and family; tack party hosts and silver hoop earrings, Randy and Rosemary Severe, Dave and Cindy Gallaher, Bob and Carol Ewen, Allen and Becky Waggoner of Pilot Rock; headstall, noseband and reins, Barry and Maryl Featherstone; spurs, Craig and Kay Braseth of La Grande; saddle pad, leg wraps, horse sheet, Raymond and Teri Doherty of Pilot Rock; silver stirrups, Stuart and Deborah Harris; leather scrapbooks and halters, Kevin and Angie Hughes of Heppner; snakeskin belts made by Leslee, Leslee and Jim Williams of Helix; fleece blanket, Michelle Spencer; beaded key chain, Randy and Nancy Minthorn; butterfly necklace, Shalea and Tessie Williams; beaded hat bands, Marisa Kash Kash, Toni Minthorn, Norene Sampson of Warm Springs; silver bead bracelet, Allen and Becky Waggoner, Rob and Ann Burnside; leather picture frame, Gerri Braseth Palmer of La Grande; bridle bags, Merlin and Claudia Hughes of Heppner; silver concho necklace, Margaret Winget and Rick Rose of Pilot Rock; monogrammed towels, Heidi Denton and the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show of Union; perfume, jeweled bag, scrunchy turquoise bracelet, coin purse, turquoise and silver bracelet, Let’er Buck pendant necklace, Scott, Katrina, Kelsey Wrightson and Yvonne Wells of Hermiston; bling belt, Troy, Joanne and Sarah Smith; boot bags, Kevin and Susan Brown and Allison Frey of Touchet, Wash.; beaded boot earrings, Harry and Louise Beach; hay bag, Pat, Helen, Amanda and Kelly Doherty of Pilot Rock; hat can, Darrel, Rhonda and Jolene Sallee of Hermiston; red beaded bracelet, Bob and Teri Rosselle of Adams; silver omega necklace with bucking horse charm and birthstone, Sam and Sharon Loftus; photo album, Wayne Platt and Nancy Platt of Pilot Rock; pens and return address stamp, Kevin, Cindy and Brittney Granger of Milton-Freewater; Rose Festival hat flowers, Chuck and Martie Correa of Juneau, Alaska; makeup kaboodle, Kelsy, Kristan, Aspen and Sauren Garton; tie-down keeper, Tami and Craig Hodnefield of Walla Walla, Kaiger and Teresa Braseth of Imbler, Kyler Braseth of La Grande; Round-Up ring, Queen Alex; silver Round-Up bracelet, Gary and Karen Graybeal, Mark and Connie Graybeal of Athena, Nancy Graybeal of Corbett, Jason Graybeal and Abby VanderPlaat of Hermiston, Casey and Kyle Evans, Steve and Susan Corey, Helen Featherstone of Omaha, Neb., Bill and Joanne Oltean of Grand Island, Neb.

The 2012 Pendleton Round-Up is Sept. 12-15. For ticket information, go to pendletonroundup.com or contact 800-457-6336 or tickets@pendletonroundup.com.

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