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Lawnmower Race raises a grand

by jmaloni

•Taken from the Oct. 24 Island Dispatch

Wed, Oct 29th 2014 05:55 pm

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)

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