VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
June 14, 2014 – Chat Fest is held annually in conjunction with Gardner’s “Festival on the Trails”. This event is for “Distinguished Citizens” of Gardner, Edgerton, Gardner/McCamish Townships and USD #231. Distinguished Citizens are folks who are at least 70 years of age and have lived in the Gardner Township or USD 231 area for at least 45 of those years. Chat Fest has been an annual event since 2007.
Gardner Mayor Chris Morrow welcomed the group. Light refreshments were provided by the Gamma Xi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. Displays, pictures and videos were provided by the Gardner Historical Museum.
“Chat-Fest on the Trails” Committee:
Shirley Brown-VanArsdale, Phyllis Thomen, Marcia Gay, Sharon Kramer, Mayrene Norris, Joan Taylor, Bettie Turner, Betty Smith and Laura McCarthy
2013 Chat Fest (video)