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Annual Classic Car Show April 22

Posted 4/13/2017

By Randy Fogg

The Ledger Staff

INMAN – With a television film crew present, Coordinator Lori Kearns is expecting another record turnout for the 27th Annual Classic Car Show, Saturday, April 22, in downtown Inman.

“Street Rodding American Style,” which can be seen locally on KPTS, will be filming this year’s Inman show, Kearns said.

The Inman Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the car show. Along with cars, there are also divisions for motorcycles and tractors. The vehicle being honored at this year’s show is the 1967 Barracuda.

There was a record 132 vehicles entered in last year’s show. Kearns said she was expecting 140 to 160 vehicles.

The show will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration will be open from 8 to 11 a.m. The registration fee is $15 if received by Saturday, April 15 and $20 the day of the show.

The first 125 entries will get a dash plaque to display.

For owners who do not want their vehicle judged, the entry fee is $10.

“We will need a lot of volunteers,” Inman Chamber President Bob Ratzlaff said.

Ratzlaff said they need a couple of more people to assist with setting out barricades at 6:30 a.m., in the downtown area. He noted it only takes 10 minutes to set one up.

There are four volunteers to park cars. Ratzlaff said another five or six individuals were needed. The parking is done between 7:45 a.m. to noon.

“It’s not a difficult job,” he added.

In addition, Ratzlaff said they need two to four people to assist with totaling up the judges’ scores to determine who wins the trophies. Scorekeeping will begin at noon.

There will be specialty trophies awarded to the Best of Show, Peoples Choice, Best Motorcycle, Best Tractor and Best Barracuda.

Trophies will be given out at 3 p.m.

The Chamber will have a 50/50 contest as part of the show. Tickets will be sold for $1 apiece or 25 tickets for $20. The winner will receive half of the money raised from ticket sale, while the Chamber will get the other half.

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MAC Opens Headquarters

Posted 4/13/2017

By Randy Fogg

The Ledger Staff

MOUNDRIDGE – With more than 100 people in attendance, the Moundridge Arts Council hosted an open house Saturday, April 1, for the group’s new building at 118 S. Randall in Moundridge.

“We’ve had some people involved with this endeavor,” MAC President Lory Fisher said.

The open house started with a Moundridge Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the building.

“Several months ago it was brought to our attention that we didn’t have an arts council in Moundridge,” Chamber President Wayne Fisher said. “Is anybody celebrating the arts in Moundridge?”

He noted the support for the arts in the community was “fantastic.”

“We’re glad to have you here,” Wayne Fisher said. “I only see this getting better and better.”

Moundridge Mayor Gary Fisher said the City of Moundridge was “pleased” for the arts council to have is own facility in town.

“We do appreciate it,” Gary Fisher said.

Lory Fisher said she wanted to thank the visionary thinking of Rosemary Fisher. Back in September, Rosemary Fisher asked a group of local residents who have been involved in different areas of the arts, if they had the interest to form an arts council.

Within a few meetings, a board of directors was formed; a mission statement and logo for the group were put together.

“Moundridge needs an arts council,” Lory Fisher said.

She noted many activities will take place at the new building.  There will be workshops planned for music, painting, pottery and quilting.

Lory Fisher also wanted to thank Galen and Kathy Waltner for allowing the MAC to use the former Moundridge Lumber Company building.

There were more than 100 people attending the open house.

“I encourage you to become a member,” she told the crow.

The Angel Feet Dance Studio had many of its young dancers give a performance. Several local musicians performed and several paintings done by local artists were on display.

 

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