Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

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September 13, 2013

Car show added to New Point fest

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“A committee of about 15 people meet four to six times prior to the festival. We put people in charge to make it a success and better each year .... The help we have from my committee is fantastic. If it wasn’t for them and the volunteers, it wouldn’t happen. It’s wonderful that this small community can pull it together,” Walterman points out.

“We’ve been very successful. We have great attendance, and we’ve been doing this for 20 years. We usually serve more than 300 dinners on Saturday and equal to that on Sunday,” he recalls.

Proceeds go toward the upkeep of the community building and other projects. “We also make donations to the fire department.”

For more information, persons can contact Walterman at 812-663-3610.

Diane Raver can be contacted at diane.raver@batesvilleheraldtribune.com or 812-934-4343, Ext. 114.

New Point Crackaway Daze Saturday, Sept. 21 9 a.m.-1 p.m. - Car show registration 10 a.m. - Hospital bed race 11 a.m. - Parade noon - Hog roast dinner 2:30 p.m. - Raffle drawing Sunday, Sept. 22 noon - Fried chicken dinner Both days: kids' games, pony rides, antique farm equipment, live entertainment, country store, flea market

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