The InterMountain Education Service District’s Children’s Rodeo for children with special needs will celebrate its 30th anniversary during its Wednesday, Sept. 10, event at the Pendleton Round-Up.
Around 40 regional children will have the chance to be cowboys and cowgirls for the day at the event, just before the start of rodeo action at the Pendleton Round-Up. The Children’s Rodeo is sponsored by the Pendleton Round-Up Association, Happy Canyon Association and the IMESD, and is an annual event the Wednesday of Round-Up week. Support this year also comes from Swire Coca-Cola and the generous tips from the 2013 Let’er Buck Room volunteers.
“We’re so fortunate to have had such great support from the Round-Up, Happy Canyon, IMESD and our community for 30 wonderful years,” said Children’s Rodeo Director Karen Parker, who’s helmed the event for the past 26 years. “This event is near and dear to my heart, and it’s been such an amazing opportunity to have seen it grow and thrive over the years.”