Gary Goodman, Jr. and his wife Shelly drive through the Fourth of July parade Saturday with family members and friends. Goodman’s mother Amy is one of the parade organizers who continues to volunteer her time to keep this annual event going.
The recent power outages in Chamberlain over the Fourth of July weekend was a hot topic of discussion at the Monday night city commission meeting.
It’s time to show your patriotism and enter your float in Chamberlain’s ‘Salute to Freedom’ Fourth of July Parade set for Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. Any business, club, organization, church group, family reunion-whatever, are invited to join the parade. Contact Amy Goodman (730-1500) or Doug Dozark (730-6814) to enter your float. As always, late-comers are welcome.
Above: Fishing boats take off following the blowing of the fog horn at 8 o’clock Saturday morning to announce the start of the annual Fishing For-a-Cure, Ladies only Fishing Tournament. Organizers reported another record number of participants and funds raised to help support community members in Brule, Buffalo and Lyman counties as they deal with the financial stress of cancer treatments.
Editor’s note: This article is the second of three parts of a special report by South Dakota News Watch called “Small Towns, Big Challenges.” See the entire series at sdnewswatch.org.