by Jim Boyle Editor Fundraising efforts for the Elk River Independence Day celebration’s fireworks display are progressing, but the size of this year’s show may have to be scaled back from the two previous years. The Elk River Independence Day Committee is working hard to raise $20,000 for a fireworks show and program and has [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor Continuing in its effort to make the annual Elk River Independence Day celebration at Lions Park a draw for kids and families, an Elk River Idol contest has been added to the mix this year. Auditions will be from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 20 at the Handke Family Center gymnasium. [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor Funds for the fireworks started to roll in this past week, as the Elk River Independence Day Committee received news of $1,000 contributions from the Elk River Lions, the Elk River Eagles Club and the Minnesota School of Business. First National Bank also submitted a $500 contribution and Kettle River Consulting [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor Busy schedules and untimely thunderstorms put a damper on this past Saturday’s spaghetti dinner fireworks fundraiser, but didn’t prevent the event from clearing a profit, according to Mike Beyer of the Elk River American Legion. The dinner was sponsored by the Elk River Independence Day 2012 Committee and hosted by the [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor Citing history, tradition and the community-wide nature of the annual Elk River Independence Day celebration, the Elk River Economic Development Authority approved a $6,000 contribution to help pay for fireworks for the event. “I think I say this every year, but the city has helped put on this fireworks show and [...]
The citizen-led effort to bring about the third annual Independence Day Celebration at Lions Park will kick into a higher gear Saturday, May 19 with a spaghetti dinner and fundraiser at the Elk River American Legion. The event will go from 4 to 8 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $4 for children and [...]
The Elk River Independence Day Committee has scheduled a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the third annual Elk River Independence Day Celebration. The dinner will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at the Elk River American Legion. Tickets will be $9 for adults, and $4 for kids 12 and under and seniors. Proceeds [...]
Mark your calendars on May 19 for a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Elk River American Legion. Proceeds will go toward Elk River’s Independence Day fireworks display.