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September 22nd

Kansas Aviation Expo: Wellington Airport

Monday, 9/22, Fly Kansas Air Tour Fly Kansas Air Tour begins with a gathering at the Wellington airport. Pilots will barnstorm the state in three days to raise awareness of aviation careers, training facilities, and a new scholarship program. https://www.facebook.com/KansasAviationExpo

September 22nd

Council Work Session

The Wellington City Council will hold a Work Session on Monday September 22, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 317 S. Washington, to call an Executive Session for discussion of personnel matters of non-elected personnel.

Details: (620) 326-3631

September 26th

Battle of the Badges: Knights of Columbus Hall

Friday, September 26th 9:45am - 4:00pm

Details: www.redcrossblood.org

September 27th

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: Police Dept.

Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal.

Details: 10a.m - 2 p.m.

October 3rd

Fall Fest: Sellers Park

Get ready for some big changes at this year's Homecoming and Fall Festival. The event which is held in conjunction with the High School Spirit Week and Homecoming will be held the September 29th through October 4th. The Students will hold their usual Spirit Week activities at the High School and businesses are encouraged to decorate their store fronts and windows to show their Crusader Spirit as well. There will be a prize of $50 in Wellington Bucks to the best decorated business. The WHS Student Council will host the Annual Homecoming parade in downtown Wellington starting at 6:30pm followed by a bon fire & pep rally at WHS with Coach Tyler Ryan and the Crusader football team. The WHS Homecoming game will be held on Friday against Andale. Prior to the game, the Chamber will host a tailgate party right outside the stadium entrance which will include the 25th Annual Chili Cook-Off. Teams will pre-make their chilis and then bring them down to Sellers Park on Friday to be judged and sampled. Tasting kits for the chili will be sold for $2 with a bottle of water costing a dollar extra. Folks are encouraged to come down and hang out before the game, taste the chilis and then cheer on the Crusaders to beat the Andale Indians. Then on Saturday the Barbeque Cook-off will get underway in Sellers Park by the Railroad Museum along with all the other activities including the Chamber Salsa Challenge, the Alzheimer’s Walk, the fundraiser food court, arts and crafts, kids games and bouncies and a lip synch contest by the Young Professionals. Thank you to Bank of Commerce who has graciously signed on as our Premiere Sponsor to show their dedication and commitment to the Chamber and the Crusaders. All Entry Forms can be found on the homepage.

Details: Chamber Ph# 620-326-7466

October 4th

Fall Fest: Sellers Park

Get ready for some big changes at this year's Homecoming and Fall Festival. The event which is held in conjunction with the High School Spirit Week and Homecoming will be held the September 29th through October 4th. The Students will hold their usual Spirit Week activities at the High School and businesses are encouraged to decorate their store fronts and windows to show their Crusader Spirit as well. There will be a prize of $50 in Wellington Bucks to the best decorated business. The WHS Student Council will host the Annual Homecoming parade in downtown Wellington starting at 6:30pm followed by a bon fire & pep rally at WHS with Coach Tyler Ryan and the Crusader football team. The WHS Homecoming game will be held on Friday against Andale. Prior to the game, the Chamber will host a tailgate party right outside the stadium entrance which will include the 25th Annual Chili Cook-Off. Teams will pre-make their chilis and then bring them down to Sellers Park on Friday to be judged and sampled. Tasting kits for the chili will be sold for $2 with a bottle of water costing a dollar extra. Folks are encouraged to come down and hang out before the game, taste the chilis and then cheer on the Crusaders to beat the Andale Indians. Then on Saturday the Barbeque Cook-off will get underway in Sellers Park by the Railroad Museum along with all the other activities including the Chamber Salsa Challenge, the Alzheimer’s Walk, the fundraiser food court, arts and crafts, kids games and bouncies and a lip synch contest by the Young Professionals. Thank you to Bank of Commerce who has graciously signed on as our Premiere Sponsor to show their dedication and commitment to the Chamber and the Crusaders. All Entry Forms can be found on the homepage.

Details: Chamber Ph# 620-326-7466

October 31st

Trick or Treat Down the Street: Downtown Wellington

Little ghosts, goblins and witches will get their chance to haunt downtown with Trick or Treat Down the Street. Friday, October 31st, 4-6pm.