Emmitsburg Lions Club proudly announces it's
20th Annual Community Day to be celebrated on
Saturday, July 6, 2002. This year's theme will
be "Freedom United" as a tribute to
all Americans and what we have endured as a
unified nation since 9-11. Most of the day's
activities will be centered at or near the
Emmitsburg Community Center, the Vigilant Hose
Company, and the Emmitsburg Park (west of the
Emmitsburg Elementary School).
Activities will include:
6:30-10:00 a.m. - Community
Breakfast at the Vigilant Hose firehouse
served by the Vigilant Hose Auxiliary.
9:00 a.m. - All Community
Breakfast Program (click
for details) at the firehouse in honor of
Dr. William H. Carr, Mayor of Emmitsburg from May
1994-May 2002, with Wayne Powell, Public
Information Officer as Master of Ceremonies.
10 a.m. until sold - The
ever popular Emmitsburg Lions' chicken
barbecue dinners available in front of the
Community Center. The Lions will be assisted
by the Borderline 4x4 Club.
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. -
Traditional games including tug of war, egg
toss, three leg race, balloon toss,
watermelon, pie eating contests, and more!
11 a.m. - until - Bingo at
the Ambulance Building.
11 a.m.-2 p.m. - Emmitsburg
Parks and Recreation sponsored pony rides,
face painting, and moon bounce.
1 p.m. - Horseshoe pitching
contest in front of the Community Center.
Please note that registration closes at 12:45
2-4 p.m. - "Closest to
the pin" golf contest behind the
2-4 p.m. - Tower 6
demonstration and rides sponsored by the
Vigilant Hose Fire company.
4-5:30 p.m. - Registration
at the Community Center for the Larry Noel
Memorial Mile Run.
6 p.m. - Larry Noel Memorial
Mile Run on the parade route.
6:05 p.m. - Parade from the
Doughboy Monument on West Main St. to the
Community Center. This year's Grand Marshals
are Bo and Jean Cadle, founders and publishers
of the Emmitsburg Regional Dispatch (retired).
7 p.m. - "Freedom
United" Program (click
for details) with address by Dr.
William H. Carr followed by live music
featuring the Dixie Hiway Band from the end of
program until 9:30 p.m.
9:45 p.m. - Emmitsburg's
annual fireworks show presented by Zambelli.