Wed. Dec 6th, 2023

The 2006 Community Labor Day Picnic will be held Monday, September 4 at Reservoir Park.
Children’s games are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. near the amphitheater. Games will include the balloon stomp, water balloon toss, peanut scramble, hula hoop contest, duck race and a scavenger hunt. Age groups for the land games will be 2-4, 5-7, 8-12 and 13 and up.
Also at 10 a.m., 50/50 tickets will go on sale and registration for the attendance drawings and contest sign ups will begin. Three winners will be chosen during the 50/50 drawing at 4 p.m. Food booths also open at this time.
Kip Woodring will perform at table one from 11 am. to 1 p.m.
Pool games at the outdoor pool will begin at 1 p.m. as will prize bingo at table one. Bingo will be broadcast by WTRN and organized by the Tyrone Elks. Prizes are being donated by area businesses, organizations and individuals. This year’s pool games will include swimming races, relay races, money dive and greased watermelon (teams of two). Age groups for the pool games are 5-7, 8-12 and 13 and up.
The watermelon and pie eating contests will begin at 3 p.m. Age groups include 4-7, 8-12 and 13 and up. There will also be a bike giveaway. The bike was donated by Alvesta and Don Boytim.
There will be plenty of food throughout the day. Rotary Club of Tyrone will have chicken barbecue dinners available. The dinner includes chicken, DelGrosso Park potato salad, baked beans, roll and ice cream. Advanced tickets are on sale from any Rotarian.
At kitchen table one, Boy Scout Troop 103 will sell ham barbecue, sloppy joes, hot dogs, funnel cakes, chips and soda. Boy Scout Troop 20 will have coffee and apple dumplings.
As a part of his individual Eagle Scout project, Logan Harper will have chocolate gob cake and bottled water for sale.
Hot and mild sausage sandwiches, nachos and cheese, lemonade and iced tea will be available from the Shriners Club. The Women’s Club will have a rack rib dinner available which will include cole slaw, baked beans and a roll. They will also sell quilt raffle chances. Tickets are also on sale at BiLo.
Other booths include the Picnic committee which will sell 50/50 tickets and registration tickets and the Tyrone Fire Police will have raffle tickets for sale throughout the day. Also, the Tyrone Football Boosters will sell football t-shirts.
Thanks to last year’s supporters, over 250 families enjoyed the picnic festivities. Let’s make this year just as successful.
Businesses and organizations can show their support by donating an item or gift certificate. Items could include: gift baskets, gift certificates, admission passes, any merchandise or item. Monetary donations will be used as cash prizes for children’s games and expenses.
Please contact one of the picnic committee members: Rose Black, Lloyd Patton, Christina Seiner or Amanda Golden to donate an item.

By Rick