*** FIRST RESPONDER DAY - Niekamp Park will be bustling on Saturday, July 7, 2018 as St. Martins hosts its first annual FIRST RESPONDER DAY. The is a free event designed for kids from pre-school age through 5th grade and will take place from 9 am to noon. Come on out and bring the kids or grandkids. No pre-registration necessary.
Participating will be the Cole County Sheriff's Dept., the Regional West Fire Dept. and the Cole County District Ambulance service.
There will be games with prizes for the kids, a bounce house and a chance to meet local first responders. Hot dogs, soft drinks, bottled water, and snow cones will be served beginning at 11 am.
St. Martins would like to thank the following donors for their generosity and time in making this event possible:
COCA COLA BOTTLING CO - SOFT DRINKS
FARMERS BANK OF LOHMAN - FOOD SPONSOR, VOLUNTEERS
FARMERS INSURANCE - SCOTT AMOS AGENCY - SPONSOR FOR GAMES, PRIZES, AND SNOW CONE SUPPLIES, VOLUNTEERS
HAWTHORN BANK - BOTTLED WATER, VOLUNTEERS
HOUSE OF BARGAINS - BOUNCE HOUSE, FREEZER & SNOW CONE MACHINE
MID-CITY LUMBER - ICE
*** The St. Martins Park Board is in the planning stages of a new Veteran's Memorial Flag Plaza to be located beside the trail just to the west of the park entrance. Public input is sought on the Plaza design. Contact City Administrator Doug Reece at 230-9105 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any suggestions or questions you may have.
*** Please use caution when using the trail during slippery conditions.