Ice Fest 2012 was a great success and a fun, though chilly, time was had by all!
So don't forget to mark your calendar for next year's Ice Fest, Saturday, January 26th from 10AM to 3PM.
Special thanks to this year's sponsors, businesses, organizations and volunteers who helped make this event possible:
Michigan Gas Utilities; Wal-Mart Transportation Center 6843; Wal-Mart Distribution Center 6034; and Branch County Community Foundation.
Individual Ice Block Sponsors:
Infinisource, Century Bank & Trust, Coldwater Board of Public Utilities, Coldwater Daily Reporter, Coldwater Shoppers Guide, Dally Tire, Kellogg Community College, Kiess Jewelry, Southern Michigan Bank & Trust, Taylor’s Books & More, Tail Gators Sports Bar & Grill,
and Vandervoort, Christ and Fischer.
Supporting Businesses, Organizations and Volunteers:
Brandy Lofton (Lifespan) for overseeing the Chili Tasting contest, Harry Cutcher (Coldwater Executive Office Suites) for use of the lobby during the Chili Tasting, Janice Cooper (Taylor’s Books and More) and Ruth Vanderpool-Combs (Branch District Library) for putting together some great children’s activities, Barney and Theresa Traylor (horse drawn carriage), Siren's Bar & Grill, Stoagie's Family Cafe', North Woods Coffee Co., Jeannie's Diner, Ponderosa, Lamplighter Lounge, American Legion Post #52, Downtown Business Association, and Downtown Development Authority.