Toledo Summer Festival
Lucky Logger Days
All the fun events and activities everyone looks forward to each year can be found at the Toledo Summer Festival in July!
Toledo Summer Festival is July 21-24 2016, with entry buttons available for sale around town for $8 for three days or $7 for one day. Organizers say to get buttons early, as the festival has been known to sell out before the events.
This year there will be a local logging contest, carnival, food and crafts booths, beer garden, fire dancers, and incredible fireworks display, and much more. The parade will be Saturday, July 23rd.
Please note that we cannot allow pets, bicycles or skateboards on the field at any time. This policy is needed for the safety of everyone, including your pet. Service animals are allowed on the field with proper uniform and/or paperwork.
Festival buttons for all three days is just $8. Get yours now. Children 6 and under are FREE!
Back row left to right:
Princess Valeriya Kirkes is a junior at Toledo JR/SR High School. Valeriya is a 3 sport athlete that includes cheerleading, cross-country and track. She also is involved in 4-H dog obedient. Valeriya has been a leader in 4-H for the last 3 years. Valeriya is planning to go to school for a EKG tech.
Princess Savanna Rilatos is a senior at Toledo JR/SR High School. Savanna is a 3 sport athlete that includes volleyball, basketball and softball. She also is involved in mentoring and tutoring. In the fall she will be attending Brown University in Rhode Island, where is will be studying law.
Princess Jamie Childs is a junior at Eddyville Charter School. Jamie is a 3 sport athlete that includes volleyball, basketball and track. She also is involved in student council and African Drumming club. Jamie is planning to go to school to become a English Teacher and a published author.
Princess Kaytee Clayton is a junior at Toledo JR/SR high School. Kaytee enjoys riding horses, reading and hanging out with friends. Kaytee isn’t sure what she wants to do after she graduates but is know it will be exciting.
Front row :
Princess Kealey Coxen is a first grader at Toledo Elementary School. Kealey enjoys gymnastics, playing with her friends and being a big sister. Kealey’s favorite princess is Ariel.
Princess Kiara Archuleta-Shanks is a second grader at Toledo Elementary School. Kiara enjoys riding her bike, playing basketball and girl scouts. Kiara’s favorite princess is Ariel.
Princess Kaylie Warfield is a second grader at Eddyville Charter School. Kaylie enjoys riding horses, playing volleyball and basketball. Kaylie’s favorite princess is Ariel.
Princess LeeAnne Parrish is a second grader at Toledo Elementary School. LeeAnne enjoys riding horses, playing with her friends and baking. LeeAnne’s favorite princess is Merida.
Al Jones arrived in Toledo from Kansas in 1936 when he was 9 years old. He met Oregon-born Oleta Strickler in 1940 while attending Toledo High School. They both graduated from Toledo High in 1944. Al and a friend caught the original boomer which is the school mascot to this day.
After Al spent a couple of years in the navy, he returned and married Oleta on January 16, 1947 at the Toledo Methodist church. They will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary this coming January 2017.
Al worked for Lorne Dixon Motors until 1958 when he became partners with Cliff Crosno, a long-time insurance man. They became Crosno & Jones Insurance. Al’s son-in-law, Jim Franklin, joined the business in 1977. In 1986 Al retired in 1986 and his daughter JAnn and son-in-law Jim purchased the business.
Oleta worked for a time for CP Moore at the bank and then stayed home to raise their 4 children, Jann, Karla, Royce and Tana, who also all graduated from Toledo High School.
Al has been very active in the community and is still very supportive of all things Toledo.
He has been Chairman of the Port of Toledo as well as Chairman of the County commissioners. He worked closely with Mike Miller in the acquisitions of land for many county parks including Elk City, Canyon Quarry, Morgan and Strome.
Al was also active in the Toledo Chamber of Commerce, Lions, Jaycees, and Elks to name just a few. He was named both Toledo Junior and Senior Citizen of the Year and has received numerous other awards including super Senior at the Lincoln County Fair.
Oleta is active in Beta Sigma Phi and Lady Elks. She has been named both Lincoln county and Oregon State Woman of the Year for Beta Sigma Phi. She was a stay-a-home mom but volunteered her time with the Miss Lincoln County Pageant, the PTA, Scout leader and 4H leader as well as other activities.
Al and Oleta were “crowned” King and Queen of the Toledo Centennial Celebrations.
In addition to their 4 children Al and Oleta have 10 Grandchildren and 16, + one on the way, great grandchildren.
Want to be part of the parade? Register before July 20, 2016 by downloading the form.Download Form
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