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Pleasantville 4th of July Benefit

Posted: Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 6:28 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Aaron Gernes

The Pleasantville community is using their traditional 4th of July celebration to raise money for one of their own. Seven-year-old Alyssa Scheve is currently recovering after having a brain tumor removed in May. The 4th of July benefit is meant to help alleviate some of the family’s financial stress during their trying time. Activities include a parade, 50/50 raffle, silent auction, games at the park, and more.

PLEASANTVILLE 4TH CELEBRATION
11 am Parade-
Hope to have Alyssa and her family in the parade as honorary Grand Marshall
Parade until fireworks–50/50 tickets for sale…winner announced before fireworks.

1pm Pleasantville Star Spangled Squad performs at High School.
2-5 Kids events at the park- Pie in the Eye, Dunk Tank, water balloon wars, wack-a-poolza, cake walk, kid games, root beer floats.
3pm- Bags tourney in the Park $5 entry- one for kids, one for adults

2-8pm- Silent Auction in the City Park Shelter House

5-8pm- Hog Roast for first 1000 people at Softball Concession Stand, free will donation.
5-9pm-Entertainment
Includes: Team Alyssa Drag Show)-guys in prom dresses going around and solicit money during the meal, whoever collects the most money wins.
Jason Brown with Chad Sutter
DJ or Live Band until Fireworks.
8pm- Announce winners of silent auction items and last call for 50/50 tickets
Dusk-Fireworks at the Park—Presented by Pleasantville Emergency Services

July 5th Team Alyssa Night at the Ball fields
Pleasantville High School Softball and Baseball teams will play in Alyssa’s honor. Pleasantville High School will donate 100 percent of the gate entry for the night and no passes will be accepted. Contact Kim Friday at Pleasantville State Bank to order your Team Alyssa tee shirt.