Tag: day in the park

New Principals at Antwerp

The board meeting started on August 16 for Antwerp Local Schools. Dennis Recker gave the Vantage report. Vantage starts on August 21st. There are 21 kids enrolled at Vantage from Antwerp. The quarterly distribution was received and why there were higher receipts. The income was: $1,063,395.82; and the expenses were: $642,211.95 and the interest on…

Cutie Pie Contest Winner

Congratulations to The Cutie Pie Contest Winner, Abigail Marie Miguel. Abigail won zoo passes to Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo from Antwerp Chamber and Photo session with Memories by Tawnya Photography. The proceeds goes to the Rotary Park project. The Cutie Pie Contest was held during the Antwerp Day in the Park on August 12, 2017.…

Day in the Park at Antwerp

It was a beautiful day for the Antwerp Day in the Park for 2017. It was nice to see the crowds along the street and the parade this year was exceptionally long. This year the Gems of the Year were Tim and Brenda Copsey. It was nice to see them with all the work they…

Day in the Park 2017 Entertainment Schedule

11:00 – Opening ceremonies; National Anthem by Audrey Feasby • Mayor Ray DeLong will give the opening address 11:00 – Johnny Tin Caps from the Fort Wayne Tin Caps will be in the  park 11:15 – Flag Retirement Ceremony by Antwerp VFW Post #5087 and Antwerp Scouts 11:45 – Gem of Antwerp introduced 12:00 – Indiana…

A Day in the Park at Antwerp

By: Angel Steiner Stan Jordan, resident writer for West Bend News & all things Antwerp, was not able to attend the Day in the Park this year, so he asked me to muse over the day for our readers. Stan, nobody writes like you, but I will do my best! Another Antwerp Day in the…

Antwerp Day in the Park – Saturday

Welcome to Antwerp’s 2016 Day in the Park! The parade will begin at Day in the Park at 10:00 a.m. on August 13th at the Antwerp Football field (line up at 8:30 a.m.) and proceed on Canal St. to Main St., then turn down East River St., ending in the park. All entries will be…

Bob Johnson: Antwerp’s Gem of the Year!

By: Stan Jordan He was born in Payne, Ohio in 1925. His parents were Dale and Wanda Johnson. He was the only child. He went to school in Payne and graduated there in 1943. He played sports while in high school, but he also worked at the Alfalfa Mill while he was in school because…

Antwerp Chamber Sponsors Chalk Walk 2016

The Chalk Walk is back for the 2016 Antwerp Day in the Park sponsored by the Antwerp Chamber of Commerce. Jeff Crabill is the chair of this event. He has 2’x 2′ boards that are available for artists to paint & have displayed at the Day in the Park, chalk will be out that day…

Antwerp Day in the Park Schedule!

Antwerp EMS hosts pancake & sausage breakfast The Antwerp EMS will be having a pancake and sausage breakfast on Saturday August 8th prior to the Day in The Park. We are raising money for gear and equipment for the Antwerp EMS personnel. The breakfast is a free will donation and includes pancakes and sausage, coffee…

Antwerp Announces Gem of the Year: Bill Fish

Every year the Antwerp Chamber of Commerce selects an outstanding member of the community based upon the entries provided by residents. This year Bill Fish has been selected for the 2015 Antwerp Chamber of Commerce Gem of the Year. Bill is actively involved in the community — from the school to the city works. You…

Antwerp’s Day in the Park

it was a beautiful day for a large crowd!The day of events began with the parade traveling north on Main Street with the Antwerp Police Department leading the tour. Barry Delong introduced each parade participant as they worked their way towards the Riverside Memorial Park. The Archer Band performed and Paulding High School band participated…

Welcome to Antwerp’s Day in the Park!

A fun community day in one of the most beautiful, children oriented park in the area.By: Stan Jordan This year, 2014, the Antwerp Chamber of Commerce has set together what they think will be the best ever Day in the Park. The Chamber President, Nancy Lichty, tells me they have contacted lots of vendors and…

Antwerp Recognizes Gem of the Year

This year Doug Bragg was selected by the voters of Antwerp as the Gem of the Year! Most people who live in Paulding County probably know Doug or at least knows of his businesses. He was selected because of how much he has put into the community — creating jobs, and services. Doug graduated from Antwerp…