Clinton annual cruise kicks off Saturday
September 10, 2016 - Picnic Time
Clinton leaders will glow adult a third annual Clinton Community Picnic this weekend, charity a open good times and giveaway burgers to boot.
The thought is to move a area together, Clinton Community Council Secretary Doug Hofius said.
“The thought is to get out, accommodate neighbors and make people wakeful of a several organizations that try to paint them as Clinton residents,” Hofius said. “A lot of organizations are operative tough to make good things occur and people aren’t always wakeful of that, so a cruise is one approach to move people in.”
The eventuality runs from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 during Dan Porter Park in Clinton. The menu includes hamburgers, prohibited dogs and salad options. And as always, a food is free.
The afternoon is a finish product of a partnership of a Clinton Progressive Association, Clinton Community Council and Clinton Chamber of Commerce. It won’t only be a food down with neighbors, though. Entertainment for relatives and a small ones will be on rug during a three-hour area retard party.
A weapon from past years used to launch pumpkins, squish and zucchini is creation a comeback, and prizes will be doled out during a finish of a cruise for those who launched an succulent barb a farthest among other lightsome achievements. Wordsmiths can array their literary nous opposite any other on a hulk scrawl board, all while rocking out to Hansen Drive, a new rope stoical of high propagandize students.
For Clinton Chamber of Commerce President Stephanie Cook and other organizers, most of a cruise is about celebrating what she described as a solid revitalization of a area. One of a chamber’s goals is to infer Clinton is a place where people can spend time and income rather than pass by on their approach to or from a ferry. It’s critical to build a bond with neighbors, she said, and critical for Clinton on a whole.
“Building a village bond is essential,” Cook said. “It helps to know your neighbors as good as removing together and apropos informed with your surroundings, and this cruise is another step in that direction.”
Janae Cameron, clamp boss of a chamber, pronounced a volunteer-based picnic, a donations from Clinton businesses and altogether family atmosphere prominence what a cruise is unequivocally about — display Clinton pride. She pronounced it’s a time of year when members of a 3 organizations that put a eventuality on come together to uncover their appreciation for where they live and do business.
“The cruise is a step in building honour in where we live and that’s a thought of all 3 organizations,” Cameron said. “We wish people to feel unapproachable of where they live and we consider this kind of eventuality where income is lifted and village members proffer is a best approach to uncover that.”