The week long Greater Governor Mifflin League Community Days community fair opened Monday night in Shillington. Held on the campus of the Governor Mifflin Middle and Senior High Schools, the event boasts 45 food and game stands as well as carnival style amusement rides.
The Greater Governor Mifflin League was founded in 1976 as non-profit organization devoted to giving back to the community. Proceeds from the fair have been given back to the community in the form of contributions to local fire companies, ambulance associations, scout troops, school projects, community projects, and scholarships.
In total, Greater Governor Mifflin League Community Days has given $500,000 back to the Governor Mifflin community. This year, Community Days will be held from Monday July 1st through Saturday July 6th. Nightly entertainment is provided free of charge. Parking is also free, available around the campus.
Monday Erich Cawalla’s Uptown Band, The Belle Tones, Flag Ceremony by the Patriotic Order Sons of America. Tuesday Go Go Gadjet and American Idol Top-5 Finalist Aaron Kelly. Wednesday Dovells performing their hits “The Bristol Stomp” and “You Can’t Sit Down”, 21-Year Old Award-Winning Elvis Tribute Artist Jeff Krick, Jr., Wacky Patti Balloons & Fun, The Thunderbolts Productions Unit.
Thursday Independence Day Celebration with Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods, Zumba with Full Throttle Fitness Factory. Friday Country Night with The Cramer Brothers Band, The Rehrig Brothers, The Miller Keystone Blood Center “Bloodmobile”, The Community Days Car Cruise, and the American Gold Wing Association. Saturday The United States Navy Cruisers Band, and The Rockers.
The week-long event concludes on Saturday following the 4th of July with a fabulous fireworks display.