Please join the Waupun City Council at our Committee of the Whole meeting being held on Tuesday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Waupun Public Library, 123 Forest St. We will be honoring our local Korean War Veterans during our regularly scheduled meeting. I will be presenting the Veterans with a Proclamation in appreciation for the services to our nation during the Korean War and the Korean Era.
John Williamson, a local ambassador of the Department of Defense Commemoration Committee will present a brief review of the activities sponsored over the past three years and plans for the remaining two months of the commemoration which will include plans for a future exhibit and other activities. The public is invited to attend the ceremony and view the displays in the library following the adjournment of the city's Committee of the Whole meeting.
In less than two weeks we will be celebrating both the 67th annual 4-H Farm Bureau Alto Fair held on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 7 and 8, and the 24th annual Waupun Truck-N-Show being held on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 9 and 10. Both of these popular events have free admission and free parking for all who attend.
The Alto Fair is a favorite for 4-H project judging, livestock auctions, tractor pulls, horse shows, carnival rides, annual fair parade (1 p.m. Thursday), and the variety of entertainment that has been lined up by their committee members, oh yes, and the tasty breakfasts prepared each morning of the fair.
The Waupun Truck-N-Show is a non-profit organization run completely by volunteers. Besides all of the different activities that take place during the two-day event, organizers take pride in raising money for Special Olympics, Make-a-Wish Foundation and for a local family with financial needs due to illness.
This years Board of Directors are president Ron VandeZande; Steve Schaalma, vice-president; Steve Wendt, treasurer; Brenda Douma, secretary; directors Dawn Stanke, Dave Peterson, Tim Vossekuil and Jeff Kreuzinger. Special thanks go out to the directors, organizers and the many, many volunteers who through their commitment make these events possible for our communities.
Until next week?