Plaques were presented to major donors, and the two main donors were the North Dakota Senate and the North Dakota House of Representatives well represented by Senator Ray Holmberg and Representative Kathy Hawken.
Fargo VFW Post No. 762 retired the colors.
Teddy Roosevelt and Becky Pugh with the painting she did for Katie Fowler to give to the boat.
The brow to the boat at the next day’s commissioning ceremony nicely displaying the boat’s name and crest.
After the ceremony tours of the boat were available and to my knowledge everyone who wanted a tour got one.