GOP plans annual picnic for this weekendby jmaloni
The Town of Wheatfield Republican Club will hold its 41st annual family picnic from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Wheatfield Lions Club picnic pavilion on Ward Road, next to the Wheatfield American Legion.
Hot dogs, hamburgers and steamed corn on the cob will be served during the afternoon. Roast beef, salads and dessert will be served at 5 p.m.
Euchre and horseshoe tournaments, along with other adult and children's games will be conducted during the afternoon.
The picnic is open to the public. Tickets are $10 for adults. Children under the age of 16, accompanied by parents, are free. Tickets may be purchased from committee members or at the admissions table at the picnic.
Wheatfield Republican endorsed candidates will be attending, as well as State Sen. George Maziarz, State Assemblyman John Ceretto, County Clerk Wayne Jagow, County District Attorney Michael Violante and County Family Court candidate Kathleen Wojtaszek-Gariano.
The picnic committee includes: Bill Ross, picnic chairman; Larry Helwig, beverage chairman; Gil Doucet, corn chairman; Bill Besecker, ticket chairman; Jim Heuer, roast beef chairman; Bob Cliffe, hot dog and hamburger chairman; Art Kroening, euchre chairman; Winston Moeller, horseshoe and ladder golf chairman; Kathy Harrington, roll chairwoman; Kathryn Palka-Lance and Terry McIntyre, picnic and adult games chairs.