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Antwerp’s ACDC group plans events
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:28 AM

ANTWERP – President Jim Pendergrast opened the March 18 and April 21 meetings of the Antwerp Community Development Committee (ACDC). Discussed were upcoming events to fundraise and promote Antwerp.

Those events include the Rib Fest and Cornhole Tournament on June 7, and a TinCaps Stadium game on May 8 featuring the Antwerp High School baseball team playing Wayne Trace.

Other events discussed were a possible beer/wine tasting event in the fall; a partnering with Antwerp High School on “Painting the Town Pink,” which is a cancer fundraising event; and a haunted house at the Riverside Park at Halloween.

A casino trip was also discussed, as well as the Antwerp School Reunion coming up in 2015, as this event is held every three years.

Lisa Glass was appointed vice president to replace Tina Conley, who resigned due to work-related reasons. All thanked Conley for her valuable service.

Other topics discussed were a membership drive, and partnering with Antwerp organizations and businesses to improve the appearance of the downtown area.

The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. May 10 at the Antwerp Depot. All persons are welcome to attend and contribute in ACDC’s mission to make Antwerp a better place to live and do business.