Over 16,000 people enjoyed the Fiesta Shows Carnival hosted by the City of Medford last Thursday through Sunday.
According to an agreement with Medford, Fiesta Shows paid $42,000, which will be used to bring back Medford’s Community Day on September 21, 2014. Community Day will feature live music from different bands, a bake off contest, all kinds of games for children, non-profit tables of information, costumed characters, a diverse selection of foods. Admission will be free.
“We were afforded the opportunity to re-establish this fun-filled family day with the proceeds from Fiesta Shows. Community Day will be named in honor of two individuals, and life long residents of Medford, who devoted their lives to the Medford Community,” said Mayor McGlynn. “The ‘Ben Averbook and Wally Kountze Community Day’ will be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 1 PM at Riverbend Park in Medford. This event will honor these gentlemen who gave so much to the City that they loved.”
Currently, the Ben Averbook and Wally Kountze Community Day is in the planning stages.
“We invite all community groups, non-profits, churches, youth groups, and the business community to take part, as well as the athletic teams at Medford High School. Interested parties/groups should email Lisa Evangelista in the Mayor’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. A more detailed schedule of events will follow. The Averbook/Kountze Community Day is a way for all of to come together to celebrate our diversity and rich history,” said McGlynn.