Family Fun Pigeon Expo

Presented by:

Rock River Valley Racing Pigeon Club

Where: Oppold Marina (Stouffer Rd. Sterling, IL)

When:   July 17, 2010

 Festivities start at 9:00 a.m. and continue all day!

9:30 – 12:00

*Kids Fishing Tournament!

Parents, register your children between 8 and 9 am
(under age 16 eligible)
Bring your Pole! -- Bait Provided

Win Prizes! Free lunch provided by Arthur’s Garden Deli

Sponsored by: Whiteside County Sheriff, Sterling Police,
Boy Scouts of America, Pete Harkness Auto Group,
Schreiner's Bait & Tackle, YMCA

 

Chicago Pigeon Race Release!!

See 1000 pigeons released as they race to their homes!

11:00 – 3:00

Bring your kids to the Animal Menagerie!

 12:00 – 3:00

*Fire Trucks!   Illinois National Guard!

*Armories from Rock Falls and Dixon!

  *Whiteside County Mounted Patrol!

Sponsored by Sauk Valley Bank, Schuneman Insurance Agency

 

See a Real Pigeon Loft! Watch Pigeon Videos!

 

 

Take a ride on a REAL FIRE ENGINE!

12:30

Special Tribute to Our Military  

Invocation by Pastor Scott Porter, Abiding Word Church

White Birds Of Peace Release

Featuring:

Honor Guard, Sterling American Legion, Boy Scouts of America, Dixon VFW

Learn all about the sport of racing pigeons! 
(Pigeon "101" at 10, 1, 4 - O'clock)

2:30

  All attendees will be invited to write messages
 that will delivered by Messenger Pigeon to:  

>The Governor of Illinois
>The President of the United States

3:00  

Watch and participate in Community Wide Pigeon Races!

   



Here's your chance to send a note by messenger pigeon 
to a friend or family member!

For more information: 815-225-7399



Thank  You"

to the following community sponsors:

*Angelo’s Pizza *Arthur’s Garden Deli *B&T’s Chicken Coop
*Boy Scouts of America *
Buffalo Wild Wings *Casey’s (Rt.30)
*
CGH Medical Center *Chicago and Local Pigeon Organizations
*County Market *Community State Bank *Culver's *Dial-A–Tree *Educators of Beauty *Emporium Thrift Center *Farm & Fleet
*Friendship House
 *Goodyear *Gregory Schott, Atty.,
*Kelly's *Grummert's Hardware *Joel M. Downie CPA *Menards
*NAPA (Sterling)
*Pete Harkness Auto Group *Sauk Valley Bank
 
*Save-A-Lot *Schreiner's Bait & Tackle *Schuneman Insurance Agency
*Sterling Police
*Subway *The Medicine Shoppe *Tuff Dog Bakery *VeriFacts *WalMart (Sterling) *Wheelock Furniture
*Whiteside County Sheriff *YMCA