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August 15, 2013

PUBLIC FORUM: Thanks for the help

The 2013 Fulton Fun Days Festival has arrived and departed with good feelings across the community of attenders. The Fulton Liberty Lions Club has many volunteers that need to thanked for the way they helped our small organization present the events. As with all thank-you undertakings, we apologize to anyone overlooked.

Blake Mollenkopf and Chris Ulerick, Taste of Fulton; Eric Walsh, basketball; Mike Foreman, corn hole; Paul Hutsell and Fulton Baptist Church, Friday concert; Mose Middleton, mushball; Dave Sommers and Bruce Mattice, 5K race; Shelly Johnson, volleyball; Julie Oberg, craft show; Dave and Pat Leavell, Pony Rides; Jason and Stephanie Herd, pedal tractor pull; Michaela Slisher, talent show; Carrie Craig, big wheels race; Sgt. Slocum, goggles drive; Fulton Improvement Committee, meal; Fulton County Historical Society, tractor show; Austin and Dustin Goforth, trash patrol.

Then there are the many workers for the parade and traffic control: Bruce Russell, emceeing the parade; Barry Baldwin, Linda Baldwin, Alicia Helt, parade judges; John Moore (mega thanks!), Larry Watson, Ashley Scheffer, Jim Folchure, and Fulton Town Marshals and Deputies, traffic; and The Grubb-a Local Eatery for allowing their parking lot to be used for lineup and parade parking.

Thanks to our financial sponsors whose assistance was tremendous: Fulton County R.E.M.C., Beacon Credit Union South, New Holland, Evans Insurance, Republic First National, Home Place Antiques, Mary’s Stitch ‘n Knit, and Towne Home Furnishings. Great news coverage was key this year from: Rochester Sentinel, Logansport Pharos Tribune, The Shopping Guide, and KRNews.

Linda Wade, president

Fulton Liberty Lions Club

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