Sign up now for Galena’s July 4 parade!

The Pleasant View 4H Club handed out cheese sticks in the 2014 Galena parade.

The Pleasant View 4H Club handed out cheese sticks in the 2014 Galena parade.

GALENA–The Kiwanis Club of Galena is planning the annual Independence Day parade for Saturday, July 4. There’s no entry free for participants, but the club does need entrants to register ahead of time.

Please download and fill out the 2015_ParadeEntry form, and either mail it to PO Box 319, Galena, IL 61036. You can also fax it to 815-777-3809, or email it to thannaman@galgazette.com.

Parade line up is 5 p.m. The parade kicks off at 6 p.m.

As every year, the event is weather-permitting. Please visit this site for more information.

Galena’s fireworks–also brought to you by the Kiwanis Club of Galena–begin at dusk.

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2015 scholarship applications now available

GALENA–The Kiwanis Club of Galena is sponsoring two scholarships for graduating seniors from Galena High School (GHS) this year.

One $1,000 scholarship is earmarked for someone attending a two-year program or vocational school, and the other $,1000 scholarship, the Tom Sprague Memorial Scholarship, will be for someone attending a four-year program. Sprague was an active Kiwanian in the Galena club who was instrumental in starting the Galena Kiwanis scholarship program before his death in early 2012.

The scholarship applications are available at the high school guidance counselor’s office. Scholarship applications are due in at the GHS guidance counselor’s office by Friday, April 17.

The Kiwanis Club of Galena meets every Tuesday at noon.

For more information, or to join the group, call 815-777-0019.

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Register your entry now for Galena’s July 4 parade!

The Kiwanis Club of Galena’s 20th annual Independence Day parade begins at 6 p.m.–and you can be a part of it! All you need to do is register your entry!

Please download and return the parade form to the physical address or email address on the form.

Parade entries will line up on Water Street at 5:30 p.m., east of the Green Street Plaza. Upon your arrival you will be given a parade position and will be assisted by a Kiwanis member.

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Galena’s Fourth of July celebration includes parade, fireworks

Galena's Fourth of July celebration includes parade, fireworks

Enjoy the old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration in Galena on Friday, July 4. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Galena, the day features a parade at 6 p.m., followed by food and music and fireworks at dusk.

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Kiwanis Club of Galena scholarships available

GALENA–The Kiwanis Club of Galena is sponsoring two scholarships for graduating seniors from Galena High School (GHS) this year.

One $1,000 scholarship is earmarked for someone attending a two-year program or vocational school, and the other $,1000 scholarship, the Tom Sprague Memorial Scholarship, will be for someone attending a four-year program. Sprague was an active Kiwanian in the Galena club who was instrumental in starting the Galena Kiwanis scholarship program before his death in early 2012.

The scholarship applications are available at the high school guidance counselor’s office or by clicking this link: kiwanis-scholarship-application-2014. Scholarship applications are due in at the GHS guidance counselor’s office by Friday, April 25.

The Kiwanis Club of Galena meets every Tuesday at noon.

For more information, or to join the group, call Sarah Newton at 815-777-1765.

 

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Caramel Apple Sundaes are coming!

Caramel Apple Sundaes are coming!

At Galena’s Country Fair, the Kiwanis Club of Galena will offer its Caramel Apple Sundaes!

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Want to be in Galena’s Independence Day parade?

GALENA–Those who want to have an entry in the Kiwanis Club of Galena’s July 4th parade need to fill out an application. To be entered in the parade, download and return the 2013_Parade_Form.

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