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Sheriff's Office holds Push-Ups for Pennies' event


Employees of the Vernon County Sheriff's Office partnered with the YMCA to hold a push-up contest to help encourage VCSO staff to participate in the agencies YMCA membership/fitness program. They also wanted to see if they could raise funds for the Children's Center in the process.


The push-up contest was a one-hour event where participants could do any number of push-ups any time within the one-hour period. The totals were posted to a board during the event. "This caused some great friendly competition and made it fun for everyone, said Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher. The winners of the event won a prize and the 1st place winner was also awarded a "2022 Push-Up Champion trophy."


The winners were as follows:

1st place - Chief Deputy Travis Cole (550 push-ups)

2nd place - Detention Officer Sarina Eaton  (451 push-ups)

3rd place - Lt Tycher Blakely (433 Push-ups)

VCSO performed a total of 2,962 push-ups during the event and raised just over $600 for the Children's Center.

Sheriff Mosher would like to thank all the businesses that helped sponsor this event.


Event Sponsors

Metz Bank, Nevada Regional Medical Center, Keith's Body Shop, State Farm, 1st National Bank, May's Floral, Highly Tire Center, Jones Boots and Freddy's.