Are you interested in promoting goodwill in our community? Are you driven by a desire to make great things happen in the Russell Area? If so, we have some wonderful opportunities for you!
Freedom Fest 2015
Russell Celebrations, Inc. Freedom Fest was fantastic again this year!!! It kicked off Friday, July 3rd at 5:00 p.m. with inflatables and train rides for the kids. The beer garden and vendors opened up at 5:00 p.m. as well. It was a great start to the evening, and the concerts began at 7:00 p.m. with D.O.C. a local band from Hays, Ks. Then following the opening act DIRT performed, and they are always a local favorite! Saturday, July 4th began with a free movie for children at the Dream Theatre beginning at 10:00 a.m., The VFW started grilling at 11:oo a.m., and offered the community a wonderful BBQ lunch. The patriotic program kicked off at the VFW at noon, and was a great way to honor those who have served in the Military and those who are still serving. We wrapped up the day by offering a free swim at the Russell Swimming Pool.
Golf Tournament 2015
This year was the 6th Annual 4-Person Scramble at the Russell Municipal Golf Course. The day began at 7:30 a.m. with registration. At rules were read and at 8:30 a.m. the players were off on Shotgun start. We had 16 teams of four participate in this years tournament. Lunch was paid for by the Chamber and players were able to enjoy delicious hambergers and hotdogs provided by the golf course. As the day ended raffle prizes were drawn as well as announcing the money winners in each flight. We had three flights with first, second, and third in each flight receiving money.