West Alex event a success, thanks offered

The West Alexandria Celebration Committee hopes that everyone enjoyed the Party in the Park, Big Bang Boom Car Show, both parades and the fireworks.

We could not do it without the support of our community and sponsors. We would like to thank the following businesses and individuals who helped make this event possible Twin Valley Bank, Rodney Cobb, Colt Trucking, Buster Eby, Dale Summers, Angie Witherby (State Farm Insurance), Dollar General of West Alexandria, Jessica Holton (Attorney at Law), Jim and Dan Comics, Kettering Medical, LCNB, Preble County District Library, Roselius Insurance, Sarah’s Pizza of West Alexandria, Twin Creek & Ivy Parlor, Taco Bell of Eaton, Twin Valley Bank, Sue Winters, Rebel 105.9 Online and the West Alexandria Friends of the Library Group.

We would like to congratulate our winners from our Big Bang Boom Car Show:

Bikes: Greg Haynes, West Alexandria; Henry Davis, Eaton; Kylie Kenyon, West Alexandria

Trucks: Louis Potter, Jr, Germantown; Chuck Shisler, Lewisburg; Dale and Linda Summers, West Alexandria; Bob Miller, Eldorado; Kevin Foust, Farmersville

Cars: Gary Wood, West Alexandria; Clyde Mason; Eaton; Hank Clemons, Brookville; Lee and Judy Myers, West Alexandria; Josephine Johnson, Eaton; Tom Johnson, Eaton; Mike Nelson, Lewisburg; John MattGucci, West Alexandria; JR Thatcher, New Lebanon; Harley Vice, West Alexandria

Best of Show: Kevin Foust, Farmersville

We have Big Bang Boom shirts left if anyone is interested in purchasing them. They are $10 each and will be available at our next Farmers Market and More.

We have a fundraiser coming up on Sunday July 19 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (or until we run out) to start raising funds for next year’s fireworks. We will be having a smoked BBQ chicken/Pork Chop dinner prepared by Hog Wild Smokehouse Ribs. Each dinner comes with a dinner roll, applesauce and a choice of green beans or baked beans. Chicken dinners are $7 and pork chop dinners are $8. To ensure you get a dinner please preorder by July 15, by calling Carol Lunsford at 839-4085 or by picking up an order form at the Farmers Market and More.

We would like to remind everyone that we are also selling cookbooks. Each cookbook has over 600 recipes and 98 contributors. Cookbooks are $17. Contact any Celebration Committee member, stop by the Pin Up Shoppe or pick yours up at the Farmers Market and More on Thursdays 5-8 p.m.

To keep up to date on all activities brought to you by the West Alexandria Celebration committee following us on facebook: West Alexandria Celebration Committee.

Michelle Laughlin

PCDL West Alexandria Branch Librarian