Newsletter / Apr – Jun 2019

MEETINGS REMINDER

April 20th, 6:00 pm
May 18th, 6:00 pm
June 15th, 6:00 pm

Location: Lion’s Club House, 420 6th Ave., Three Rivers, Mi.

The feature tractor for the 59th annual tractor show in 2019 will be Rumley and Allis Chalmers.

SWAP MEET CLEAN-UP

Clean-up for the swap meet will be Saturday, April 27th . If needed, it will be continued on the 28th. We will have a pot luck meal on Saturday at approximately 12:30 pm. Bring a dish to pass. We need people for yard clean-up, mowing, weed whacking, staking out food shop parking, cleaning food shop, placing picnic tables, etc. Please come and help even if for a couple hours.

SWAP MEET: May 3rd and 4th

MACKINAC BRIDGE CROSSING

2019 bridge crossing date is Sept. 6th. Contact Terry Bowlby for information: 269-476-2724. Some new rules are in place for Buddy Riders. You can sign up on line: www.mackinacbridgecrossing.com.

PARADE SCHEDULES

Three Rivers Water Festival parade, June 13th.

Step-off at 7:00 pm. Storm date June 14th. The club pays the entry fee of $20.00, due by May 17th. Parade is limited to the first 80 entries received. Application form (one per club needed) is on line at http://trchamber.com/water-festival-forms-2/. Must pick up parade entry confirmation at the Chamber between June 3rd and June 7th.

Constantine July 4th parade.

2019 agenda is not available on their website. Check on line at https://festivalnet.com/25397/Constantine-Michigan/Holiday-Celebrations/Constantine-July-Fourth-Festival.

Sturgis electric parade, June 28th.

Line up is 8:00 pm and step-off is 9:30 pm. Rain date is June 29th at 5:00 with line up at 3:30. Entry must be lit. They suggest a book theme. Check their website http://www.sturgisfestmi.com/ or Send an email to electricfestivalparade@gmail.com. A form (one per club) is on their web site and is due before June 17th. No charge for entry.

White Pigeon parade, June 28th.

NOTE CHANGE OF DATE. Line-up 5:30 pm at the High School – enter only from Laird St off US 12. Can pre-register. Step-off 7:00 pm. Must have insurance paper signed. Form (not sure if it’s one per club) can be found at https://www.whitepigeontwp.com/white-pigeon-community-association/2019-wp-days-parade/. Click on red “2019 WP days parade”.

Mendon Riverfest parade, Aug. 18th at 10:30 am.

Line up starts on Burr Oak St. For more info, check website at www.mendonriverfest.org.

Centreville Covered Bridge Days parade, July 13th.

Line up 3:00 pm, step-off is at 4:00 pm. Theme is Christmas in July. Parade form is available (assuming it is one per club) due back by June 7th, at facebook.com/centreville.coveredbridgedays/

Burr Oak Heritage Days parade, July 27th usually at ll:00 am.

More info will be in the July newsletter.

WANTED

IHC or Pay Pac silo filler preferred. Contact Fred Henningsen, 269-625-1203.

AUCTION

Long time member, JoAnn Webster, is having an auction May 4th at 9:00 AM, 7632 Garden Lane, Portage, MI. Among items are several tractors, 35 gas hit & miss engines. Check Hahn Auctioneers website for more info.

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