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Town of Saint Germain Independence Day Celebration Committee

COMMITTEE CREATION

The Indepencence Day Celebration Committee was created by a resolution of the town board on September 9, 2019 following many years of the Independence Day celebration festifities having been planned and coordinated primarily by community volunteers and organizations. While town boards had long recognized and applauded the work of these individuals, concern over public safety during the parade caused the existing board to understand the potential personal liabilty risk of individuals coordinating the various activities throughout the day-long annual festivities.

 

COMMITTEE PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE STATEMENT

The Independence Day Celebration Committee is established to organize, promote and safely execute the town's celebration of the recognized Independence Day of the United States of America. This committee is made up of volunteers from the following: Town Officials, St Germain Volunteer Fire Department, clubs and organizations and citizens from St Germain and the surrounding area. The celebration allows residents and visitors of all ages to enjoy a day of activities as well as clubs and organizations to raise funds for their organization by providing a service/activity for the celebration.  Activities include and are not limited to:

  • Fireworks display
  • Parade
  • Craft Show
  • Freedom 5K run
  • Food
  • Music
  • Entertainment for Children
  • Fire Department Water Fights Competition

The public and business community are invited to attend all meetings and are encouraged to suggest any additional ideas to make this celebration a success. Any person, business or organization wishing to volunteer to help and participate are also encouraged and asked to contact any committee member, or organization participating in providing a function of this committee and the celebration.

 

Committee Members
as of 10/14/2019

Chair

Vice-chair

Town Board Reps

Primary: Jim Swenson
Alternate: Ted Ritter

Member

Ken Dahnke

Member

Lou Clark

Member

Penny Strom

Member

Anne Small

Member

Jeff Sauer

Member

VACANT AS OF 01/22/2020

2020 Independence Day Parade Grand Marshal Nomination Form
Due no later that February 28, 2020

Independence Day Celebration Activity Record

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

2020

Jan

07

Agenda

Independence Day Celebration Committee

Minutes Pending Approval


2019

Sep

24

Minutes

Informal mtg prior to formal creation of standing committee by town board

Nov

05

Agenda

Independence Day Celebration Committee

Minutes


 

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