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In Volume 06, Issue 08-08


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Richmond Celebrates Bicentennial OrnamentRichmond Celebrates...Bicentennial!
It's time to party!  From Friday, August 11th to Sunday, August 20th, Richmond will celebrate the bicentennial of its founding by the Quaker settlers,
John Smith and Jeremiah Cox, in 1806.  Planned are 2 parades, children's, senior's & youth events, home and church tour, a beer garden, entertainment, an all-alumni RHS reunion, and since it's a birthday party - ice cream and cake!

Event Highlights include:

  • Moonlight Parade - 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 12th
  • Church and Home Tour - 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, August 13th
  • Opening Ceremonies - 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15th
  • Military Day, Mayor's Breakfast, President Benjamin Harrison Tree Dedication on Wednesday, August 16th
  • Beer Garden, Concessions, Crafts, Artists, Daily Entertainment - August 16th - August 19th
  • Senior Day - Various Events - on Thursday, August 17th
  • Starr-Gennett Auto Tour CD Kickoff - 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 18th
  • Youth Day - Firefighter Challenge, Children's Parade, Skateboard Contest, Fun Fest, Takin' It To the Streets - on Saturday, August 19th
  • Grand Bicentennial Parade - 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 20th
  • Bicentennial Birthday Celebration with Ice Cream and Cake! - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 20th

Download a Bicentennial Calendar of Events brochure

List of Bicentennial Events

Remember to Check WayNet's Community Calendar for additional events!

Know your Richmond History! 

Learn more about the history of Richmond.

Bicentennial Time Line of Events

Quakers are still active in Wayne County.  Learn more about Friends.

Document the events!  Your photos needed!
There are so many events planned for the bicentennial, we need your help in documenting them all!  Share your photos of the fun, historical events that will take place over the next two weeks by joining Flickr (a free service) and then sharing your photos with the community by joining the Wayne County, Indiana group!

If you enjoy seeing photos of Wayne County and would like to see more, we'd sure appreciate the donation of a PRO Flickr account!

State Fair Band Day
WayNet.org wishes all five Wayne County high school bands the best of luck during their performance at State Fair Band Day on Wednesday, August 9th.

school supply donations appreciated!
Tools for Schools will be collecting school supplies from August 1 through August 10. Visit their web site learn more about needed items and where to drop off your donations.

Welcome to Rihm, Inc.
New WayNet.org member, Rihm, Inc. has a long history in Cambridge City. Visit their web site to learn more about their catering services, wholesale and retail meat products, grocery and liquor store hours.

welcome to stults family dentistry
WayNet welcomes new member, Stults Family Dentistry.  Visit their web site to learn about the many dental care services offered by this practice.

Welcome to the Richmond News Review Podcast
The Richmond News Review is a podcast (online broadcast) of opinion on local issues in the media produced by a local resident.

update to cope environmental center's web site
Cope Environmental Center has updated their web site with fresh, inviting look, encouraging visitors to learn more about their facility and their outreach programs.
     * https://visitcope.org/

Welcome to Johnson Chiropractic
New member, Dr. Michael Johnson of Johnson Chiropractic, invites you to visit his web site to learn about what you can expect on your first visit to a chiropractor.

School Begins Next Week
All good things must come to an end and so it is with summer vacation time.  Area schools begin next week.  Check with your school for registration and start dates.
     *Schools in Wayne County: http://www.waynet.org/education/



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