Creamery Picnic: Residents accumulate in Stevensville for 102nd village …
August 2, 2014 - Picnic Time
Stevensville’s jubilee of a 102nd Creamery Picnic was good attended by eager residents and participants.
Friday night was a children’s march down Main Street and a celebration in Lewis and Clark Park – with activities for immature (‘dip and dash’, face painting, glow hose battles, H2O balloon volleyball) and young-at-heart (judged barbecue, vendors, and live band/dance). The park was swarming and full of village members reconnecting – and some-more than a few homecomings.
Aisleigh Lenahan, 3, was carrying a moth embellished on her face by painter Joy Nelson while on mom’s (Erin Lenahan) lap.
Renee Endicott and Jessica Brunell were swelling a news about Bear Mountain Playground, an thorough play area designed by children. They are fundraising with a devise of designation in a Lewis and Clark Park subsequent summer.
“It will be thorough either they have any kind of handicaps – physical, mental, romantic and have a place to play where there are no barriers to them playing,” pronounced Brunell.
On Saturday, a crowds came full of excitement. The march had a homemade train, glow trucks, non-profit organizations, businesses, clubs, a Stevensville High School band, politicians, and so most more. The continue cooperated – cloudy and around 70 degrees.
Harry Potton from a American Legion, Post 94, was offered steep competition tickets in support of all a activities AL does for a community. AL sponsors a Bitterroot Bucks, and a Boy Scouts and a Girl Scouts and Veterans, Boys and Girls State and so most more. The initial place steep wins $500. Potter was in a Air Force 1954-1963 as a staff sergeant.
Parade proffer coordinators Nick Sundburg and Patricia Meakins were backing adult entries according to a registration and choice sequence so a announcers could yield all a sum of any entry.
Meakins reliable there were 80 entries in a parade. The Grand Prize leader was a “Patriot Guard Rider” organisation on motorcycles and a pick-up lorry sporting U.S. flags. Their organisation provides tone ensure for veterans’ funerals.
Sundburg, a youth during Stevensville high school, reported that during a National Tournament (National Speech and Debate organization), in Kansas City, in June, he placed 38th out of 855 competitors in Extemporaneous Debate.
The 1950s boyant entered by a Living Centre featured a soda fountain and patrons. Float riders were “The Fonz” (Sonja Lockwood), and 3 girls in poodle skirts (Savanna Lockwood, Noelle Metully and Betty Hamilton – who lives on a retirement building of a Living Centre).
Ray Petersen had his sight that he designed and built from a VW pulling a trolley full of vehement riders.
Phil Richards was with Jim Crews who had his hovercraft in a march to “show kids there’s some-more to life than video games” pronounced Crews. The hovercraft goes 50 miles per hours, can lift 600 pounds and travels 8-10 inches above a belligerent and “loves a snow, loves a ice, and loves a water,” pronounced Crews.
Residents dressed in normal duration dress to paint a people of a time duration of a Historical St. Mary’s Mission and to inspire people to revisit this idol of Stevensville.
Parade announcers Jimmy Pfau (auctioneer) and Billy McNulty (chiropractor) worked adult a throng watchful for a march to begin. They began by hosting a diversion of trivia and tossing candy bars to a winners. They wished Ravalli County Commissioner Greg Chilcott a happy birthday.
Steve Tenold took a microphone to announce fundraising events for Dave Brzykci who was mauled by a grizzly bear in early June. There will be a 5k fun run Aug. 15 and a wordless and live auction and cooking on Aug. 22.
“We are perplexing to lift income – we know we can’t hold a medical bills, though we are only perplexing to assistance a bit with vital losses given he is in a sanatorium in Seattle and his mother is caring for him,” pronounced Tenold. For some-more sum and to minister revisit a Cenex on North Main. “It a testimony to a village and tiny town. Everybody gets strike adult all summer long, though it’s so overwhelming entrance from a tiny town. They will all contribute. we can’t suppose vital in a city.”
Everyone was vehement to be together as a community, have a fun filled weekend and applaud a suggestion of a 102 Creamery Picnic in Stevensville. Well finished Stevensville Civic Club and all who done it great.