Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Robert K. Bresnahan Memorial Car & Motorcycle Show (New this Year)

The Robert K. Bresnahan Memorial Car & Motorcyle Show will be held Sunday, Sept 9th from 9am-3pm at the Pekin High School Columns Parking Lot. It will be participant judged. Dash Plaques will be awarded to the first 100 cars. There will also be awards for the Top 50 Cars & Motorcycles. Specialty Awards include: Best Interior, Best Engine, Best Street Rod, Best of Show "The Robert K. Award", Best GM, Best Paint, Best Mopar. Registration begins at 9am to 12 noon. Ballots will be handed out at noon/ Awards will be presented at 3pm. The entry fee is $15 per vehicle. All net proceeds go to St Joseph School in Pekin. Call Tom Bresnahan with questions (309) 642-7479.

Hold 'n Load

A popular service provided by the Pekin Flames Booster Club. For a donation, they hold your packages while you continue to shop. Great for those large items or when your hands get full! Look for Hold 'n Load in the Handicap Parking Lot (see festival map). This will take place Saturday & Sunday during Art in the Park.

The Don Bohlander Parkinson's FundRACERS Marigold Breakfast

Saturday, September 8th from 8am – 11am at the Pekin Moose Lodge 916, 2605 Broadway Rd. The buffet style breakfast will include scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, gravy, biscuits, bacon, orange juice and coffee. Additionally, there will be made to order breakfast burritos, omelets or eggs. It is an all-you-can-eat breakfast with 100% of the net proceeds going to Parkinson's Disease research, education and/or outreach to help those in the Greater Pekin/Peoria Area. In its 5th year of fund raising, the Don Bohlander Parkinson's FundRACERS is a grassroots fund raising team dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's Disease and bettering the lives of all people with Parkinson's, their caregivers and families.

5K Run

Monday, July 9, 2012

Subway Miss Marigold Pageant Contestants

Seven young women are competing to be Miss Marigold 2012 in the Subway Miss Marigold Pageant! They're already working hard and contestant meetings are underway... ticket information coming soon, but mark your calendars for August 11!

Madison Dunn                               Tia Graham
Hannah Long                              Alissa Wertz
Hannah Finely                           Dustie Mahan
Emily Lowman                                                         

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Marigold Parade Apps Available

The Marigold Festival Parade, sponsored by Herget Bank, will be held on Saturday, September 8th, beginning at 10:00am.  This year's theme, in recognition of the 40th festival, is "Catch The Power of the Flower."  The line-up begins on Broadway (between 14th and Parkway) at 9:00am.
Parade entry applications are due by August 31st and are available at
the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce or you can download it at: http://www.pekinchamber.com/Marigold2012/HergetMarigoldParadeApp.pdf