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Next planning meeting for Chelsea 150th Celebration is March 24

March 22, 2014
-Submitted by Janet Balvin , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

The next Chelsea 150th Celebration Planning Meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 24, at 7 p.m. at the Chelsea Fire Station. Attendance at these meetings has declined a bit and we are getting closer to the celebration so we really need some more people to step up and help out. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend the next meeting. Remember, planning meetings are held the second and fourth Mondays of every monthsame timesame place.

The Chelsea History books are being finalized and will be printed soon. Friday, March 21 is the last day to pre-order your book at the price of $45.00. After this date, quantities will be limited and the price will be higher. Contact Sheryl Chute at 641-489-2048 or Kathy Fattig at 641-489-2585 if you want to pre-order a book.

Attention all men! Be sure to sign up for the Beard Contest. Stop by the Chelsea Savings Bank in Chelsea, show them that you are clean-shaven, and pay the $5.00 entry fee and you become an official contestant! You can sign up any time between now and Friday, July 25. Judging will be held in several categories.

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Chelsea 150th souvenir crocks, glasses, and T-shirts will be available for sale soon. Watch for more information in upcoming articles.

Also, be sure to look for the flyers being posted at local businesses in Chelsea and surrounding towns. They give a preliminary schedule of events for the celebration which will be held on Friday evening, July 25 and Saturday, July 26.

Be sure to join "Chelsea's 150th Birthday" on facebook. There are lots of interesting pictures and stories posted there, as well as updates on the celebration planning.

For more information, questions, or comments you may contact the committee via email at: or call Janet Balvin at 641-489-2294 and leave a message.



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