The DSI board met Tuesday and one of the subjects was the festival, which was held on Saturday and drew a huge crowd of people for the great
Promotions Committee Chairwoman
"The Kielbasi Festival was a huge success despite the weather," Taylor said. "It was a little bit chilly and we had some threats of rain, but the crowd stayed. It was very festive."
Taylor said much credit goes to the many people who helped throughout the day.
"Of course, we want to thank all of our DSI volunteers for coming together and making it happen," she said. "We also had volunteers from the town and the school kids volunteering. It's always great to see the community, including the kids, pull together for an event like this. It really helps bring the town together."
A report on what was raised at the festival and other statistics will be available at a later date.
Taylor did announce the winners of the homemade kielbasi contest, which provides an opportunity for amateur, noncommercial kielbasi makers to enter their homemade product, either fresh or smoked or both. There were 14 contestants.
The winners in the fresh kielbasi category were
The winner of the lottery basket was
Commemorative festival T-shirts are still available in limited quantities. Call the DSI office at 570-462-2060 for information.
The next DSI event is the second annual Kielbasi-Pierogie Golf Tournament, which will be held
"We have a nice number of teams signed up already, but of course we are still accepting more," Taylor said.
The next event is an ice cream social on
"We will auction off the first six quarts of Yuengling Ice Cream made," Taylor said. "The cartons are numbered. Yuengling came out with its new line of ice cream and they set aside the first cartons that came off the assembly line and donated them to us as part of a fundraiser."
DSI Vice President
"It will be at
The event, sponsored by
"And, of course, the following month is Heritage Day, which is
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