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Russell's Freedom Fest to Feature Some New Events

Freedom Fest Square LogoRussell is a very patriotic community and that will be on display July 4 during Freedom Fest.

This year's Independence Day celebration will have some new additions. The first is a patriotic cruise on Main Street at 10 AM. Participants are encouraged to decorate your vehicle in red, white and blue. Several prizes will be awarded according to Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Director Denise Ketchens.

The Mural Fisk family is sponsoring two other new events. The first is for the kids.

The other new event is a patriotic decorating contest. Residents and businesses can participate.

The winner receives $500.

Freedom Fest also will include a BBQ lunch, patriotic program, cake walk and bingo all at the VFW, free swim day at the Russell Municipal Pool and a fireworks show.

CLICK HERE for a schedule of events.

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