Greensburg is commemorating the 5 year anniversary of the tornado striking the community – and the recovery since then.
A number of events are scheduled, and the city has posted two related videos to its website – one is a commercial and the other is a message from the Mayor Bob Dixson.
Learn more at http://www.greensburgks.org/
Below is the schedule of events for the May 4-6, 2012 weekend:
Tragedy to Triumph…5 Years Later
Schedule of events for May 4-6, 2012 weekend. List subject to changes/additions.
Friday, May 4th
Post Office Special Stamp Cancellation, 1-4pm
Welcome Back Social and Meal
Memorial Service, 9pm
Saturday, May 5th
First Baptist Church 5K Fun Run/Walk, Registration 8am, begins at 8:30am 5K Info and Registration Form
Salvation Army Canteen, HAM Radio Operators on Main Street
Meteorologist Mike Smith presentation, 10:30 am
Norman Rockwell American Family exhibit at 5.4.7 Arts Center, 10 am-4pm
Brown Auction, 11am
Greensburg 2007-2008 Timeline, at Kiowa County Memorial Hospital. Timeline showing the events in the first year following the tornado
Larry Schwarm post tornado photo artwalk around Greensburg
Senior Center open house
Meadowlark House Open House
Bob Fraga Book Launch, The Greening of OZ
Greensburg Film Viewings at Kiowa County Media Center
Rooted: The Greensburg Odyssey Play Concert Performance, 7pm First United Methodist Church
Live Music on Main Street throughout the afternoon and evening, Featuring Jason Boyd, Chris Aarons Band, and Aaron Traffas Band
Sunday, May 6th
Community Church Service and Lunch
Golf Tournament, Cannonball Golf Course. Tee off at 9am. 4 person scramble, $40 per person. Teams limited. Call Mick at 620.546.3584 or Brandon at 620.770.1119 to register.
Brown Auction, 9:15am