Friday, July 15, 2011

Bargin Barn Holds Grand Opening Today at 11 AM

The Bargain Barn is open again under the management of Rose and Armando Bernal.  They will be holding their grand opening Saturday July 15th during Atomic Days.  They will have special deals and free hot dogs to celebrate.  The store is in full operation with soda, lottery, liquor, beer, groceries, gasoline, fishing equipment and other needed items.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was sponsored by the Butte County Chamber of Commerce, which welcomes the Bernals to the local business community!
Present at the ribbon cutting ceremony, from left to right:  Janet Thornock, treasurer of the Butte County Chamber of Commerce, Chad Cheyney, acting president of the Chamber, Armando Bernal, owner, Rose Bernal, owner, Colette Attwood, secretary of the Butte County Chamber of Commerce

Atomic Days Starts Today July 15th!

Atomic Days gets underway this evening with a steak fry in the Park beginning at 5:30 pm.

The Brad Remer Memorial Atomic Days Rodeo pre-show begins at 6:30 with Mutton Busting by local kids! The rodeo gets underway at 7:30 pm including a special novice section for non-pro cowboys.

Saturday begins with Breakfast in the Park at 7 AM.  Volleyball, horseshoe, softball are all around town and in the park.  Ping pong ball drop and parade at 11 AM.  The Lions have a trap shot at 1 pm out on Sunset. Other park activities include concessions, vendors and entertainment attractions, including a mechanical bull.

The Chamber is sponsoring a mechanical bull riding contest, as well as a raffle to help support Atomic Days, beginning at 2 pm at the "bull".  Tickets for the Ruger 10/22 raffle to help support the rodeo will be available in the park at at the rodeo.

More information is available on the Atomic Days Facebook page. and on the Atomic Days web page.

Many family reunions and class reunions are planned around Atomic Days, so have a great time and renew old acquaintances and friendship

Friday, July 1, 2011

Start Planning for the Atomic Days Parade

The Atomic Days Parade will begin at 11 AM on Saturday July 16th, just after the pingpong ball drop. There will be at least 6 trophies awarded for:

Best Family Oriented
Best Orginal
Best Kids Entry
Best Horse
Best Volunteer Service Groups

The trophies are donated by Metal Specialties and Hardware and the gift certificates by A&A Market, Bargain Barn, Nathan's Service, Arco Service, Arco Lions and Jack's Travel Plaza.

To enter the parade, call Pat or Tom at 554-4499 or 527-4499