August 14, 2009

Big wheels bring fun and optimism to Solon Beef Days

"It's mainly to get kids outdoors and do something with their parents or grandparents," explained Doug Thompson, member, Optimist Club of Solon, Iowa as he described the festivities that surround Solon Beef Days. Of course there is beef - the main food attraction, but more important are all the family activities that keep the kids moving.

The most popular Optimist Club sponsored children's attractions were the Big Wheel Trike Race and the Fishing Derby. Families also enjoyed a hay bale toss, music, food and friends during the 38th annual event. Community traditions are important. What tradition is your Optimist Club involved in? Please leave us a comment and tell us all about it.
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