Festival committee looking for help 90.29.2010

Written by David Green.

Look for the return of at least two events from the past at the 2011 Morenci Town and Country Festival.

Dale Long volunteered to organize a car show and Sheila Thompson is interested in bringing back the queen contest.

Committee members are making arrangements for another rodeo and they’ve discussed a few new events for next year.

The committee is looking for people interested in organizing and/or overseeing the corn hole tournament, a sand volleyball tournament, a kids corner craft booth, and a golf cart poker run.

Anyone interested in helping should call Sue Snyder at 517/403-9667.

The committee has no meeting scheduled until 7 p.m. Jan. 17, but Snyder can be contacted any time with ideas for 2011. Anyone interested in helping with the festival is also welcome to attend committee meetings.

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