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That Floats Race Sunday Registration will begin at 12:15 Sunday, June 10 at the Island Park Pump House (follow the signs), for the third annual Anything That Floats and Is Not A Boat Race dur- ing the Ronceverte River Festival. Entry fees for business or organi- zations is $25 per float; maximum four people per float. Trophies will be awarded to first, second and third place winners. A $5 per person entry fee applies for individual entries with a maxi- mum of four people per float. Prizes to be awarded include: First, $25; Second, $15; Third, $10. A special trophy will be awarded for the "least likely to float." Life jack- ets are required for all participants. For additional information call 645-7911. Cruisers from Richmond, Virginia will be the featured band at the 50s/60s Beach Party June 9, 8 p.m. The rockin' will take place at the Bank Plaza and roll on until midnight. River Festival gurated This Weekend A three-on-three basketball tour- nament has been scheduled for Sat- urday, June 9 at the Island Park basketball courts beginning at 1 p.m. during the third annual Roncev- erte River Festival. It will once again feature former point guard great of Greenbrier East and Virginia Tech, "Bimbo" Coles. The tourney is limited to 12 teams with an entry fee of $15. Cash prizes will be awarded. For more information contact Steve Morgan, 645-7280 or Gary Erskine, 536-1500. Ronceverte's new ~nathan Wright is set for Ronceverte's Island Park Amphi- crews concrete riverfront stage , and final preparations are ~ng made in anticipation of )e 8-10 Ronceverte River Several musical programs Place at the new facility. amphitheater was entirely by volunteer In- Over 200 concrete rail- donated to the city by CSX last fall. According to City ~Sioner Lindy Hodges, of the project, the major- Project was made possible to the Island Park Im- ent Fund. Approximately amphitheater $676 from the fund has been spent, in addition to a number of recent donations. "We had a temporary stage here on the river during last year's River Festival, and several people suggested it would be nice to have a permanent one, with seat- ing," Mr Hodges said. A group of citi- zens have worked since early April excavating the area and placing the concrete ties in place. "This is going to be one of the biggest attractions for the Island Park complex and the City of Ron- ceverte in the future," Mr Hodges said. "We hope to be able to bring entertainment in throughout the summer season. We want the am- phitheater to be used for a lot of dif- ferent occasions and purposes." IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR PUBLICA'IION: Articles submitted |o Ttje Mountain Messenger should be type- written or clearly written in order to be considered for publication. Please include your name and a telephone number where you may be reached during business hours. The Mountain Messenger reserves the right to edit any material and regrets articles cannot be returned. Letters to the editor must include a full signature and address. If you would like a photograph returned, please provide a self addressed, stamped envelope. Welc o me to the Ronceverte River Festival 202 W. Edgar Ave., Ronceverte N99341 9 3; Don't Put Yourself In A Bad Scene. Don't Take Drugs. me! We Hope You Enjoy The Ronceverte River Festival II West Virginia Merchandise 218 W. Edgar Ave. Ronceverte, W.Va. 647-4055 Elmore's Farm Supply Clearance Cut 3 1/2 H.P. Mower ........................... $109.00 'P. Rotary Tiller ( Front Tine) Rotary Tiller ( Front Tine) ................ .. $269.00 ......... $339.00 ELMORE'S the s Friend" WV 355 SUPPLY IB al a week-end for all to enjoy! e Re 645-7428 Sales & Service for Copiers Cash Registers Typewriters Calculators Furniture Scales Banking Equipment Office Supplies 100 BrierLane, Ronceve e, WV24970 The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, June 7, 1990 11A featuring our daily Visit us during The River Festival WE'LL BE .OPEN LATE for phone-in orders call 647-4700 corner of Maple & Main Ronceverte, WV / / [ Suggested ...... ..... 28" 8HP recoil starl REG. LIST PRICE =1389. Snapper. For more than thirty years the name people have looked to for quality and dependability. In fact, some folks are still mowing with the Snapper rider they bought 20 years ago. It's no wonder that more Americans buy Snapper's rear engine riders than any other brand. So if you want the highest quality and the best = value, you'll have to visit your ioc.al of Fu0ua Industries Snapper dealer. CASH-N-CARRY -NO TRADE - LIMITED QUANTITIES 422 EDGAR AVE. RONCEvERTE, W.VA, 647-5353