Dan Rice Days are celebrated annually in Girard and West County Republican regional party had
participated with a booth for the past two years. This year the booth was decorated by Elizabeth and Eugene Sorrentino under the leadership of Clayton Schulze, chairman of the regional party.The booth was located just to the right of the band playing big band music.
The fair began on Thursday August 4th and will end on Sunday August 7th. The booth was manned by the Sorrentinos and by Dr. Barbara Lockwood from the party. Featured were T-shirts from the County Party as well as John Evans, State Representative with voter registration material and a 50/50 drawing at the end of the festival days.
Dan Rice Days is in honor of a circus showman who married a local woman from the community and lived there during the 1850’s.