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First Event for New Organization

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 6:21 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

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The Wellman Chamber of Commerce has announced it will host its first event tomorrow.  Tom Buckwalter is the Director for the newly-organized Chamber.  He says the group is putting on the Quad County Pork Fest.

The four counties represented are Washington, Keokuk, Iowa, and Johnson.  Buckwalter says many contests happening throughout the day include a pork burger eating contest, pig weight guessing contest as well as a salsa eating contest.

There will also be a talent show starting at 5:00.  He says everything is happening in Wellman’s North Park and also at the Wellman YMCA.  The 2011 Quad County Pork Fest begins at 7:00 tomorrow morning.