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July 21, 2013

Conneautville's Homecoming now just memories


CONNEAUTVILLE — 'Community days of fun' instead

Conneautville will still have a “community days of fun” on July 26 and 27. Events are planned by several organizations to provide some entertainment for residents of the area and others wishing to attend since there is no official Homecoming celebration.

On Friday, a water battle sponsored by the Conneautville Fellowship Club Volunteer Fire Department will be held.

Several events are planned for Saturday, starting with the Conneautville 5K walk/run at 9:30 a.m. with participants walking or running through the Conneautville area. There will be awards for top finishers in several age categories for both men and women. Two special awards will be given for the “King and Queen of the Hill” — the runners who make it to the top of Thatcher Road first.

The event, open for online registration at, starts at Lord Mason Park with registration at 8 a.m. More information can be found on the 5K’s Facebook page or by calling Don Wheaton at 587-2649.

The Conneaut Valley Lions Club will offer its famous sausage sandwiches for sale starting at 11 .m.

At 1 p.m. the Conneaut Valley Cub Scout Pack 210 will host a community dodgeball tournament at Lord Mason park. Teams of six players will compete in one of five age divisions: 7 and under; 8 to 10; 11 to 14; 15 to 18; and an open division which includes all ages.

The cost is $30 per team or $15 per team for those 7 and younger. All teams should register online at Awards will be given for the top team in each division.

Boy Scout Troop 210 will have various concessions during the dodgeball tournament. Information on the tournament may be obtained on the website or by calling Wheaton or Ann Flavin at 587-2056.

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