On Thursday representatives from the Marshall County Blueberry Festival presented checks to Plymouth High School and the Moose Lodge in Plymouth. The funds are their shares from the profits of parking during this year’s festival.
Festival President Duane Culp and Vice President Rick Vancza along with committee member Shannon King presented Charlotte Tyree and Jayne Faulstich and students representing the 16 school clubs, organizations, and sporting teams who worked during the 4-days of the festival with the check.
The funds collected from the parking are distributed with 50% going to Plymouth High School, 30% to the Marshall County Blueberry Festival, and 20% to the Moose Lodge for driving the trams.
Plymouth High School groups working the weekend during the fundraiser included the Speech and Debate Team, Cheerleaders, Girls Basketball, Boys and Girls Tennis, Girls Soccer, the prom committee, the acting and stage crew with the theater program, Spanish Club, Multicultural Club, AFS, Girls Track, Band, Choir, BPA, the SEED Club, and Bridge Bust Club
The check to the school was in the amount of $49,901.24.
The Plymouth Moose Lodge assists with the official parking by driving the trams from the parking lots into Centennial and the Blueberry Festival.
Bob Crosby from the Plymouth Moose Lodge accepted a check in the amount of $19,960.50.