Update: Maple Grove Days Medallion Hunt Found in Gleason Park
Jul 10, 2017 06:01AM
● By Wendy Erlien
Photo provided by Maple Grove Community Organization
Update: 8:30 A.M. July 10, 2017 - The Medallion has been found in Gleason Fields Park on the east edge, near light post in soccer field four home side, under grass and weeds.
Original post 6 a.m. July 10, 2107 - It is the final week of the 2017 Maple Grove Days Medallion Hunt!
Before you set out to search in Maple Grove, make sure to read the official rules and details set by the Maple Grove Community Organization (below). A new clue is published each week on the Maple Grove Days website, Facebook, Twitter and several local media publications – including Maple Grove Voice.
The sixth clue, along with the previous clues, are below:
The sun will shine, but I will be fine
The later it gets the brighter I shine
Last clue for you to be mine.
North, South, East and Best
The name alone makes me want to do a back flip
Home is always better than guest,
So don't stop and rest.
Is all about fours
Pitch four will have you searching for more
Four of me for four of you
Look from the house – what a great view
Gretzky, Favre, Pele, Maurer, McEnroe
This is a great place for them to do their moves.
No Fishing or grilling to get your filling.
The grass is green between the line
But don't let that be your define
Much is played here
But not late in the year...
Maple Grove Days is near, but don’t you fear.
The medallion is now hidden in a Maple Grove park.
The match to find the medallion is on.
The cost to play is a $3.00 for Maple Grove days button.
The contest requires no Shovel, Climbing, or night light for sight.
500 reasons to keep your eye on the prize,
If not it will double in size!
Official rulesBe the first to find the 2017 Maple Grove Days Medallion (5”x5” bronze colored, maple-leaf shaped) and win the $500 prize. The hunt began June 5 and runs through 11 p.m. July 13 (unless the medallion is found). If the medallion is not found by 11 p.m. July 13, the hunt will end and the prize money will roll to next year.
To determine whether the medallion has been found, call 763-494-5956 daily.
Contest guidelines and rules, according to the Maple Grove Community Organization, are as follows:
- In order to claim the prize, the searcher(s) must have purchased a $3 Maple Grove Days Button. The buttons are available for sale at the Maple Grove Community Center or from Maple Grove Ambassador Candidates. Proceeds benefit the Maple Grove Ambassador Program.
- The Medallion will be found on a city of Maple Grove park land area.
- No digging will be necessary.
- No climbing will be necessary.
- No disassembly will be required to find the Medallion, including irrigation heads, light fixtures and park equipment.
- Searchers must not deface public property or otherwise violate laws. Park hours are 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Searchers assume all risk for personal injury.
- No employees or the family members of the City of Maple Grove, Maple Grove Voice, Sun Publications or members or their family members of the Maple Grove Community Organization are eligible to win.
- The winner’s name will be announced Saturday, July 15 at the Maple Grove Days festival.
- Taxes due on the prize winnings are the responsibility of the winner.
- If the Medallion is not found by 11 p.m. Thursday, July 13, the hunt will terminate and the money will roll to the next year.
- The decisions of the Maple Grove Community Organization are final.
Searchers are asked to adhere to the guidelines and rules to ensure the safety and respect of all. The Maple Grove Days Medallion Hunt is sponsored by the Maple Grove Community Organization and The Lookout Bar and Grill.