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Bloomfield Fall Festival notes

Posted Thursday, October 8, 2009, at 1:53 PM

Hello all and welcome to the North Stoddard Countian's newest blog, "Around Bloomfield." This blog, as it says in the description is going to be used to post local news or tidbits that for either space or time constraints might not have made the print edition of the newspaper.

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To get this off to a good start, here are some notes about this weekend's Bloomfield Fall Festival taken from the City of Bloomfield's website at http://cityofbloomfield.weebly.com/


Rain Plan for Fall Festival Parade

If it is raining at 4:30 p.m. on Friday the 9th the parade will be rescheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Saturday the 10th.


The Bloomfield Lions Club will be hosting the annual fall festival. Call Chairwoman Kim Johnson at 568-2462 for any questions, parade entry or booth reservations

Festival Booths will be $10.00 again this year. Pay Kim Johnson

Float entry call Kim Johnson 568-2462


Lions Club auction will be held before and between the pageants. Half of all proceeds will go to the Stars & Stripes Museum/Library. There will also be a car show at the Stars and Stripes Museum/Library.


Kiddie Parade sponsored by Golden Living Center-Bloomfield, will begin at 1 p.m. on the courthouse steps.


At 1:30 p.m. there will be a gospel singing my the McAtee's


Pageant info-

Little Miss and Mr. Bloomfield contest will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday followed by the Junior Miss and Senior Miss Bloomfield Contest

Formal Pageant wear is encouraged for all Friday evening contestants.

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A friend is looking for a nice place to buy in Bloomfield. 2 bedrooms and a bath Ready to move into. Please post if you know of one. Thanks Doris

-- Posted by doris on Wed, Aug 10, 2011, at 8:41 PM

Corey, the events calendar on the Bloomfield page is working great now. Thanks. Thinking of moving to Bloomfield.

-- Posted by Dexterite1 on Sun, Oct 11, 2009, at 8:14 PM

Very well said gl, some folks can be so righteous and so rude and crude.

-- Posted by Dexterite1 on Sun, Oct 11, 2009, at 8:11 PM

I responded to your rude comment on the main page, Swift, but I see you've posted it here, too. You may be unaware that the Bloomfield Fall Festival is sponsored by the Lion's Club, an organization which was founded in Bloomfield by former NSC writer ELfreda Cox. When she died at a young age, Sue Welborn agreed to continue that cause by taking the helm of the club. Many people would have let it go, but Sue is a civic-minded person and a good friend of ELfreda's, so she took it upon herself to step up.

Your unreasoning hatred of all things Democratic clouds your judgment and renders your opinions suspect.

Does scripture stick in your throat?

-- Posted by goat lady on Sun, Oct 11, 2009, at 8:31 AM

Parade wasn't as good as previous years because of having to be postponed. Highlight: the horses at the end. Biggest joke: Sue Welborn as grand marshall.

-- Posted by swift on Sat, Oct 10, 2009, at 10:54 AM

Thanks Corey.

-- Posted by Dexterite1 on Thu, Oct 8, 2009, at 4:15 PM

I tried viewing the upcoming events but was told I don't have permission to view them from the calendar of events. What gives?? This is from the City of Bloomfield website.

-- Posted by Dexterite1 on Thu, Oct 8, 2009, at 2:54 PM
Around Bloomfield's response:
Hmm I'm not real sure what the problem is unless maybe the calendar hasn't been updated in a while. I'll see what I can find out.


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