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50th Anniversary


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The City of Ridgecrest is planning the CELEBRATION for our 50th Anniversary! 
All meetings are open to the public.

Next meeting:
 Tuesday October 22 & 29, 2013 @ 2:30pm at City Hall

Here are the events planned so far in chronological order leading up to and including November 1, 2, and 3, 2013:

  1. May 18, Sat., 8am – 11am - COMPLETED
    Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at the Elks
  2. June 29, Sat., 8am – 1pm - COMPLETED
    50th Anniversary Community Leader Golf Tournament
  3. November 1, Friday -Time 11am
    City of Ridgecrest “50yr Time Capsule Installment” at the USO Building (free)
  4. November 1, Friday -Time TBD
    Walleye Missile 50th Year Celebration @ China Lake Museum, (free)
  5. November 2, Saturday, 10am-4pm
    Film Fest USO Building, “Photographs of Change, Images of 50 Years” (Free)
  6. November 2, Saturday, 10am – 12pm
    50th Anniversary Parade; starts at Drummond, South on China Lake, Ends on        French Ave.
  7. November 2, Saturday, 9am – 7pm
    Balsam District Street Fair (Free)
  8. November 2, Saturday 2pm – 8pm
    50th Anniversary Community Dinner - Taste of Ridgecrest;                              Dignitaries Recognition and Speeches/ Reception
  9. November 3, Sunday, 12pm - 4pm
    50th Anniversary Community Picnic/ Potluck

 We invite all community members and organizations who want to be a part of this historic event to please attend and become involved. It is our goal to involve every element of the community in this celebration. If you cannot attend this meeting and wish to become involved, please call me at the city number 760-499-5062. And we will forward your information to the appropriate event chair.

Come join in the planning of this GREAT event!

For more information contact Ricca Charlon at 760-499-5062 or rcharlon@ridgecrest-ca.gov.

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Breeden Acton  Sanders
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