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Neighbors Growing Together | Oct 22, 2014

Halcyon House to hold second community appreciation event

By David Hotle | Sep 02, 2014

In appreciation of ongoing support from the community, Halcyon House is planning its second annual community appreciation day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
The day kicks off at 10 a.m. with a pet show. All participants will receive an award. At 11 a.m. residents and community members alike will get the chance to showcase their talents with the second annual talent show. The events will be held on Halcyon House’s outdoor stage. Also,  many children’s activities will be offered, including a bouncy house, face painting, and carnival games. A bake sale will be held during the celebration, hosted by Lisa Martin.
Lunch will be served between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The menu includes walking tacos, hot dogs, snow cones and soda.
Halcyon House marketing director Karen Heineman said the entire community is invited to come out and be part of Halcyon House’ s special event.
“It is to reach out to the community to thank them for all their support throughout the year,” she said. “We did this last year and it was a great success.”
In the event of rain, the activities will be held inside.
Heineman said that last year over 20 people participated in the talent show. She said that the grand prize is $100; second prize is $50; and third prize is $25. All contestants will also receive a gift certificates. She also said treats will be provided for the pets.

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