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Summer is in full swing and it is
time to think about the Annual 4th
of July celebration and Porcupine
Race. Spending the 4th of July
celebrating in Council is a great
way to spend the day celebrating
with family and friends. We have a
full day of events happening
beginning with the annual breakfast
with the flag raising happening
around 8:00 am. There will be
vendors of all types in the park,
the annual quilt show will and the
parade line up will all begin at
10:00 am.The parade will begin at
11:00 am. Lineup is at the Council
Visitor Center. Once the parade is
over everyone will head down to the
Council Elementary School for the
Calcutta and annual porcupine race.
The Council Seniors will be selling
sandwiches and pie beginning right
after the parade in the Senior
Center. As soon as the porcupine
race is finished the logging show
will begin next to the city park.
From 3 to 5 there will be kids
games, miniature donkey cart rides.
A water slide and a dunk tank will
be all day events to help you cool
off. The 3 on 3 basketball playoffs
will be held in the high school gym
and they begin at 3:00 pm The annual
fireworks show will begin about dusk
to end a great day.
If you want to be a vendor here is
We are offering a discount on fees
if you sign up and pay by June 27th.
If you want to enter the porcupine
race here is the form.
Remember you have to agree to the
rules on handling the porcupine and
be in the parade in order to race.
Whether your are entering a
porcupine or just a regular entry in
the parade you need to fill out the
Parade entry fee is $10.00 and
prices are awarded. If you would
like to help with one our our events
please email us. We will also have
T-shirts will be available for
purchase throughout the day. You can
email or call us to make
arrangements to purchase yours
before the 4th.
There is still time to join the
chamber. There have been a few
changes this year in our membership
levels and prices. This year
memberships levels are Premier
$250.00, Executive $100.0, Business
$55.00, Non-profit $30.00 and
individuals memberships are just
$15.00. Forms are available here.
Please support the chamber as we
work to promote the area and support
The Annual Awards Banquet
congratulates the following award
Man of the Year: Jim Mahon
Woman of the Year: Patty Gross
Senior of the Year: Kathy Shepard
Business of the Year: Mountain
Non-Profit of the Year:
Council Community Garden.
Each of these people, businesses
or organizations are to be
commended for all that they do. If
you see one of them around town
take a minute and thank them.
Council - Where the heritage of
the past meets the challenges of
tomorrow. Council Chamber is
striving to support these