Great night for Dinner in the Fields


Aw, shucks — volunteers work diligently to provide the corn on the cob at the annual Clinton County Leadership Institute’s Dinner in the Fields fundraiser Friday evening at the farm of David, Susan, Brooke and Madgeann Beam in Wilson Township.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The volunteer pork-shredding crew hard at work.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Gracie Carpenter, 17 months, traveled with her parents Jonathan and Anna Carpenter and her grandparents Rob and Susie Carpenter from Lancaster for Dinner in the Fields.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Elaine and Addison check out this tractor to see if it runs like a Deere.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Vehicles were parked in the runway and hundreds of folks were scampering to the annual Clinton County Leadership Institute’s Dinner in the Fields fundraiser Friday evening at the farm of David, Susan, Brooke and Madgeann Beam in Wilson Township.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The right equipment was available to keep drinks cold — or if attendees wanted to take a bath?


Tom Barr | News Journal

The farm and the dinner brought lots of smiles Friday night.


Tom Barr | News Journal

A few of the attendees surrounded by the beauty of the Beam farm.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The hand-cranking volunteers.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The sounds of music came to the Beam farm for Dinner in the Fields with Maretta Alden (singing), Scott Saville (left) and David Morgan.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Caroline Davison, shown with husband David, baked the highest-priced pie — $1,050 — ever sold at one of the Dinner in the Fields events. David and Caroline have worked and lived on the Beam farm since 1969.


Courtesy photo | Brooke Beam

The farm-fresh food made it worth the short wait.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Aw, shucks — volunteers work diligently to provide the corn on the cob at the annual Clinton County Leadership Institute’s Dinner in the Fields fundraiser Friday evening at the farm of David, Susan, Brooke and Madgeann Beam in Wilson Township.

The volunteer pork-shredding crew hard at work.

Gracie Carpenter, 17 months, traveled with her parents Jonathan and Anna Carpenter and her grandparents Rob and Susie Carpenter from Lancaster for Dinner in the Fields.

Elaine and Addison check out this tractor to see if it runs like a Deere.

Vehicles were parked in the runway and hundreds of folks were scampering to the annual Clinton County Leadership Institute’s Dinner in the Fields fundraiser Friday evening at the farm of David, Susan, Brooke and Madgeann Beam in Wilson Township.

The right equipment was available to keep drinks cold — or if attendees wanted to take a bath?

The farm and the dinner brought lots of smiles Friday night.

A few of the attendees surrounded by the beauty of the Beam farm.

The hand-cranking volunteers.

The sounds of music came to the Beam farm for Dinner in the Fields with Maretta Alden (singing), Scott Saville (left) and David Morgan.

Caroline Davison, shown with husband David, baked the highest-priced pie — $1,050 — ever sold at one of the Dinner in the Fields events. David and Caroline have worked and lived on the Beam farm since 1969.

The farm-fresh food made it worth the short wait.

Aw, shucks — volunteers work diligently to provide the corn on the cob at the annual Clinton County Leadership Institute’s Dinner in the Fields fundraiser Friday evening at the farm of David, Susan, Brooke and Madgeann Beam in Wilson Township.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_DSC_0197-1.jpgAw, shucks — volunteers work diligently to provide the corn on the cob at the annual Clinton County Leadership Institute’s Dinner in the Fields fundraiser Friday evening at the farm of David, Susan, Brooke and Madgeann Beam in Wilson Township. Tom Barr | News Journal

The volunteer pork-shredding crew hard at work.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_DSC_0195-1.jpgThe volunteer pork-shredding crew hard at work. Tom Barr | News Journal

Gracie Carpenter, 17 months, traveled with her parents Jonathan and Anna Carpenter and her grandparents Rob and Susie Carpenter from Lancaster for Dinner in the Fields.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_DSC_0215-2.jpgGracie Carpenter, 17 months, traveled with her parents Jonathan and Anna Carpenter and her grandparents Rob and Susie Carpenter from Lancaster for Dinner in the Fields. Tom Barr | News Journal

Elaine and Addison check out this tractor to see if it runs like a Deere.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_addison-and-elaine-1.jpgElaine and Addison check out this tractor to see if it runs like a Deere. Tom Barr | News Journal

Vehicles were parked in the runway and hundreds of folks were scampering to the annual Clinton County Leadership Institute’s Dinner in the Fields fundraiser Friday evening at the farm of David, Susan, Brooke and Madgeann Beam in Wilson Township.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_DSC_0218-2.jpgVehicles were parked in the runway and hundreds of folks were scampering to the annual Clinton County Leadership Institute’s Dinner in the Fields fundraiser Friday evening at the farm of David, Susan, Brooke and Madgeann Beam in Wilson Township. Tom Barr | News Journal

The right equipment was available to keep drinks cold — or if attendees wanted to take a bath?
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_DSC_0211-1.jpgThe right equipment was available to keep drinks cold — or if attendees wanted to take a bath? Tom Barr | News Journal

The farm and the dinner brought lots of smiles Friday night.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_DSC_0212-1.jpgThe farm and the dinner brought lots of smiles Friday night. Tom Barr | News Journal

A few of the attendees surrounded by the beauty of the Beam farm.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_DSC_0208-1.jpgA few of the attendees surrounded by the beauty of the Beam farm. Tom Barr | News Journal

The hand-cranking volunteers.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_DSC_0193-2.jpgThe hand-cranking volunteers. Tom Barr | News Journal

The sounds of music came to the Beam farm for Dinner in the Fields with Maretta Alden (singing), Scott Saville (left) and David Morgan.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_DSC_0201-1.jpgThe sounds of music came to the Beam farm for Dinner in the Fields with Maretta Alden (singing), Scott Saville (left) and David Morgan. Tom Barr | News Journal

Caroline Davison, shown with husband David, baked the highest-priced pie — $1,050 — ever sold at one of the Dinner in the Fields events. David and Caroline have worked and lived on the Beam farm since 1969.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_pie-2-1.jpgCaroline Davison, shown with husband David, baked the highest-priced pie — $1,050 — ever sold at one of the Dinner in the Fields events. David and Caroline have worked and lived on the Beam farm since 1969. Courtesy photo | Brooke Beam

The farm-fresh food made it worth the short wait.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_DSC_0203-2.jpgThe farm-fresh food made it worth the short wait. Tom Barr | News Journal