A Godfrey woman will be crowned Miss Rodeo Illinois 2015 later this month.  Ariel Weinman has been involved in the raising of horses since she was a child on the family farm.  Now the 23-year-old will represent the state at events across the country.

Weinmann tells The Big Z the pageant is similar to that of a county fair queen.

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She must raise money to pay for her travel to the various events she is expected to attend, so she invites everyone to her coronation, dinner and dance on January 31 at The Commons at Lewis & Clark Community College.  The Glendale Riders will provide the musical entertainment.  Tickets are available in advance for $50 at all Liberty Bank locations, and $55 at the door.   The doors open at 6pm with dinner at 6:30.  For more information, call 372-8787.


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