Fishers Freedom Festival - June 28-29, 2014

Annual “Christmas in October Craft Fair” Offers Thousands of Homemade Gifts and Treasures

by Suz Willard September 4, 2014

The Fishers Freedom Festival will host the annual “Christmas in October Craft Fair” on Saturday, October 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Fishers High School, 13000 Promise Road in Fishers.  It will host over 150 arts and craft vendors with items for sale including handcrafted cards, ornaments, painted glass, jewelry, candles, doll clothes, pillowcase dresses, baby apparel, wooden toys, painted figures, and pottery.  There is something for everyone and this fundraiser typically attracts over 2,000 attendees. Admission

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2014 Winners from the 5K, Firefighter Challenge to Bake Off and More

by Suz Willard July 4, 2014

The Fishers Freedom Festival announces many of its winners from the various competitions held at the festival the weekend of June 28 & 29, 2014.  The festival collected a total of 905 pounds of food from the public’s donations.  On Saturday, the 461 lbs of food collected were given to the Fishers United Methodist Church’s “Come to Me” food pantry.  On Sunday, 444 lbs of food were passed over to Delaware Township’s food pantry which will benefit those in need. 1st

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Rhonda Wright Named 2014 “Kehl Volunteer of the Year”

by Suz Willard July 1, 2014

Rhonda Wright (far left) is with the Kehl family. The Fishers Freedom Festival awarded its eighth annual winner of the “William D. Kehl Jr. Volunteer of the Year” award to Rhonda Wright.  This prestigious award was presented by the Kehl family during the Fishers Freedom Festival’s Opening Ceremonies last Saturday. Rhonda Wright, owner of The Wright Touch hair salon, has dedicated endless hours towards a variety of Fishers organizations for decades.  Wright has volunteered for Kappa Delta Phi, Delaware Township Food Pantry, Girl Scouts, children’s sports teams, Fishers Freedom Festival and others.  She is a proven dedicated and extraordinary volunteer often putting others before herself. As a member of Kappa Delta Phi, a women’s service sorority, she organizes their craft fair to assist needy families, helps

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Festival T-Shirt Winning Design and Artist Revealed

by Suz Willard June 23, 2014

The Fishers Freedom Festival proudly announces the 2014 T-Shirt design winner.  Emma McCord of Riverside Junior High School will have her design featured on the front of the official festival shirt.  She will also receive a trophy, a free T-Shirt bearing her design, be featured in the 2014 Festival Guide, and ride in the festival’s main parade.   A festival selection committee sorted through approximately 2,700 entries that were submitted by February 14th and looked for creativeness and color selection.  All designs also had to be easily reproduced into a T-Shirt. About 100 of the top designs from all age groups were placed for viewing at Fishers Town Hall earlier this year for all of March.  In addition, there were ten runner-up winners who were Peyton Dewaelsche, Belle Kohler, Marissa Boyd, Austin Springer, Anna Miller, Laura

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Allisonville Meadows
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Coors Light
Cumberland Road Christian Church
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Hamilton County Family Magazine
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IU Health Saxony Hospital
Moore Restoration
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Town of Fishers
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