who helped make this year's festival such a huge success!
To all the groups who set up games and to all our food vendors.
To John Hursey and The Canal House for sponsoring our entertainment this year...OUTLAW!
To all the businesses that donated money to the fireworks, to all the businesses and individuals who gave items for the goody bags that were given to the Baby Contest and Jr. Parade Marshal contestants, to all the parents, family and friends who put money in the canisters, to the Gnadenhutten Marathon for donating the bicycles for the Jr. Parade Marshal winners, to The Commercial & Savings Bank for the $50 savings bond for the baby contest winner, to White Buffalo Trucking for their contribution to the Queen's contest, Mailer's Choice for all their printing and The Flower Garden for the flowers for the Queen's contest and our Grand Parade Marshals.
Thank you to Consolidated Stitches for our hats and Keeping You in Stitches for our t-shirts.
Kustom Kemps of Ohio for putting on our annual Car & Motorcycle Show. To the Valley Force girls softball team for hosting our first Cornhole Tournament. To Jim Schumacher for putting on the 2nd Annual Tomahawk Trot 5K race and all the businesses and people that helped to sponsor it this year. We had almost double the runners/walkers that we had last year!
To our fireworks crew who worked all day in the hot sun and into the evening setting up so we could see one of the best fireworks displays ever! To WTUZ for broadcasting "Country Fantasy in the Sky". You make our fireworks one of THE BEST!
To the Gnadenhutten Fire Department for all their help and for passing the boots. To the Village of Gnadenhutten, Dave Harmon, the village police and Chief Birker for all they do.
Another huge thank you goes out to all the units that entered our parade. This year's was one of the best ones yet!
We truly appreciate all your generous donations, time and help! Without you....the festival would not go on.