The Lawnmower Race and Fall Festival held at the center of Grand Island Oct. 4 raised $1,000 for the Kaegebein Playground Committee despite uncooperative weather.
Pictured, Dave Brand of the committee accepts a check from Tom Snyder, one of the event sponsors.
Plans are in the works to have three races next year: a spring lawnmower race, the original Floyd Doring Father's Day race, and a Fall Lawnmower race. Stay tuned to the Dispatch and wnypapers.com for more information.
Sponsors included: Snyder Industries, Sam Long Landscaping & Excavating, Marston Power Equipment, Niagara Frontier Publications, Auto Glass & Collision, Wheelhouse Marine, Admar Supply and R.B. U'Ren.
Pictured, from left: Peter Calieri, Gary Roesch, Brand, Snyder, Heath Mazenauer, Tom Long and Rob Shooping on the mower. Not pictured: Cory McGowan, Pete Marston, Rick Greenwalt, Rick U'ren, Tom Harrison and Wheel. (photo by K&D Action Photo and Aerial Imaging)