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Let’s Get Growing

By Staff | Apr 21, 2009

Emmetsburg Retail Association members are pictured at Saxton’s Greenhouse as they prepare for the Spring Fling event “Let’s Get Growing” this weekend. Chamber Director Cecilia Miller, Jen Meyer, Diane Geerts, Kathy Jackson, Ruth Miller, Lee Beem, Maribeth Thomas, Ann Wood, Lana Williams, Amy Martini, Laura Blanchet, Deb Hite and Teresa Saxton (left to right) are ready for spring. Shoppers are invited to visit 15 participating businesses for shopping specials Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, and don’t forget to register for a $200 Spring Shopping Spree. Free seed packets are available at all participating businesses. Special events on Saturday include a Fishing Contest on Five Island Lake for children and adults. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at Five Island Golf Course; fishing is from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Prizes will be awarded by Emmetsburg Rotary. Rotary will also host a Whole Hog BBQ with serving from 11:;30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Holy Family Parish Center. Proceeds from the fishing contest and the barbecue support Worldwide Polio Eradication. Spring has finally arrived ... so “Let’s Get Growing.” --Jane Whitmore photo

Let’s Get Growing

By Staff | Apr 21, 2009

Chamber Director Cecilia Miller, Jen Meyer, Diane Geerts, Kathy Jackson, Ruth Miller, Lee Beem, Maribeth Thomas, Ann Wood, Lana Williams, Amy Martini, Laura Blanchet, Deb Hite and Teresa Saxton (left to right) are ready for spring. -- Jane Whitmore photo

Emmetsburg Retail Association members are pictured at Saxton’s Greenhouse as they prepare for the Spring Fling event “Let’s Get Growing” this weekend. Shoppers are invited to visit 15 participating businesses for shopping specials Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, and don’t forget to register for a $200 Spring Shopping Spree. Free seed packets are available at all participating businesses. Special events on Saturday include a Fishing Contest on Five Island Lake for children and adults. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at Five Island Golf Course; fishing is from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Prizes will be awarded by Emmetsburg Rotary. Rotary will also host a Whole Hog BBQ with serving from 11:;30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Holy Family Parish Center. Proceeds from the fishing contest and the barbecue support Worldwide Polio Eradication. Spring has finally arrived … so “Let’s Get Growing.”