Central Elevator in Silex will kick off its 2013 Purina Check-R-Board Days, a customer appreciation event to thank loyal customers in the community, Aug. 19-23, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event features four seminars Aug. 23 beginning at 4 p.m. with a fish fry with all the fixings starting at 5 p.m.

Seminar topics will include wild bird, wildlife (deer and fish), horse and cattle.

Those who attend any of the seminars will be entered into drawings for a chance to win prizes.

Attendees of the wild bird seminar will have the opportunity to win a birdhouse/waterer.

Wildlife attendees will be entered into a chance to win a deer camera.

People who attend the cattle seminar can enter for a chance to win a Sanyo 32-inch HD flat screen TV and qquine attendees will have a chance at winning a horse scene park bench.

Smaller door prizes also will be drawn for at all seminars. People may visit Central Elevator any time during Check-R-Board Days week to receive discounts on select items storewide and snacks.

Customers also will have the opportunity to enter in the national Purina Check-R-Board sweepstakes for a chance to win a 2013 John Deere XUV 550, one ton of Purina feed or Purina gear.

“We are proud to serve the residents of Silex and the surrounding communities and thank them for their continued loyalty,” said Sam Sullivan, Central Elevator. “We invite everyone to come celebrate our Purina Check-R-Board Days with us.”

Silex is a village of 187 people, located in Lincoln County.