The POW City Kinsmen are winding down their year with a few different events. First, we had a celebration of our current President, Lorne Steinke on June 9th. This event was attended by several members of our club and their spouses as well as our Deputy Governor for Zone D, Mike Zipp. Awards were presented by Lorne to his Kinsmen of the Year, Dyllon Veitch and his co-rookies of the year, Darby Taylor and George Meier. In addition to this event, we also celebrated the success of the year with a night of fun playing lazer tag and having some refreshments.
The POW City Kinsmen would like to thank the liquor reps, food vendors, sponsors, and patrons who all helped make this year's Top of the Hops the most successful ever. We had almost 5000 people attend the event over the 3 days, our highest attendance ever. We were complemented by SLGA, vendors and patrons for running a quality event with very few problems. Over the 9 years we've run Top of the Hops, we learned some things too. We know we need to make adjustments to the token purchasing process for the Saturday night as lineups were long.
The POW City Kinsmen are planning a trip to Camp Tamarack for this weekend to continue working on the new wash house for the campers. This project started last fall with trenching and laying pipe in the trenches for drains and such. Following those steps, the cement pad was poured in the fall as well. This spring, there have been two dedicated work trips to the camp, the first trip saw us build and erect the walls and trusses. The second trip saw roofing done as well as preparatory work for insulation. The electrical panel was mounted and electricity brought into the building.