A Day Celebrating Kutztown

Putting out the fire at Kutztown Day.
Putting out the fire at Kutztown Day. Submitted photo — Dennis Krumanocker
Kutztown Police Sgt. Raymond Schnell of the Kutztown Police Department assists in finger printing some of the kids in attendance at Kutztown Day.
Kutztown Police Sgt. Raymond Schnell of the Kutztown Police Department assists in finger printing some of the kids in attendance at Kutztown Day. Submitted photo — Dennis Krumanocker

Kutztown Day is a community celebration that is held in the Kutztown Park on the first Sunday in August. The celebration includes food, music, games, raffles, and fireworks.

This year’s day-long celebration at Kutztown Park on Aug. 6 included the 73rd annual consecutive appearance by The Allentown Band in the Bandshell, KYAA Baseball and Softball games, fire safety activities by Kutztown Fire Department, Kinner Cards by Kutztown Police Department, Disc Golf, Hit Pitch and Run Contest, Bingo, KidSight Vision Screening sponsored by Kutztown Lions Club, Quoit Tournament, children’s games, Cake Walk, Marian and Friends ventriloquist shows, evening concert by Generation Gap, and fireworks.

Free raffles were available at the Kutztown Day Committee table. Winners are the following:

Ages 3 -7 $25 Sittler Golf Gift Card: Ekaterina Sitarik

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Ages 8 - 12 Bicycle: Ehren Hassler

Ages 13 - 17 $25 Dunkin Donuts Gift Card: Jacob Montanye

Ages 18 - 55 $25 Weis Gift Card: Amy Montanye & Hope Schadler

Ages 56 & Older $25 Weis Gift Card: Louise Hutchings & Fred Hoffman

$1 raffle tickets were sold at Kutztown Day. The 2017 Kutztown Day Raffle Ticket Prize Winners are the following:

(If “donated by” is not listed after a prize, the prize was donated by the business owner).

1. $300 in Merchant Gift Certificates donated by Kutztown Lions Club - No. 3706 - Amy Montanye

2. $200 in Merchant Gift Certificates donated by Kutztown Lions Club - No. 00641 - Doris A. Kutz

3. 1 Night’s Stay at Main Street Inn Bed and Breakfast - No. 1173 - Helen Kutz

4. $100 Gift Certificate to Dunkelberger’s Fine Jewelry - No. 1907 - Gene Kline

5. $100 Gift Certificate to J.A. Meyer Jewelry - No. 3779 - Michelle Graham

6. $100 American Express Gift Card donated by Dr. Alan J. Robertson, DDS - No. 1112 - Helen Wessner

7. $50 Gift Certificate to J&G Painting and Restoration - No. 1231 - Brad Cowell

8. $50 Gift Certificate to Lucky 13 Tattoos & Piercing - No. 3814 - Lydia R.S.

9. $50 Gift Certificate to Lucky 13 Tattoos & Piercing - No. 1015 - Ray Noll

10. $50 Visa Gift Card donated by Multicell Packaging - No. 00424 - Jim Springer

11. $50 Group Fitness Pass to L.C. Fitness Center - No. 2853 - Carm and Nick Sosik

12. $50 Gift Basket to Vynecrest on Main - No. 1197 - Pat Trabosh

13. $50 Gift Certificate to DeTurk’s Hardware - No. 00493 - Nicci Z.

14. $50 Gift Certificate to DeTurk’s Hardware - No. 2545 - Celine Estrada

15. Membership to the Kutztown Area Historical Society - No. 3269 - Brian Unger

16. “The Works” at Haldeman Ford Lincoln Mercury of Kutztown - No. 3963 - Judy Raudenbush

17. 1 Month Membership to Fitness by Ina + T-Shirt - No. 1924 - Gene Kline

18. $30 Gift Certificate for Oletha Hartman Independent Longaberger Consultant - No. 3731 - Terry Isamoyer

19. $25 Gift Certificate to Adam n’ Eve Boutique - No. 3916 - Ron Dengler

20. $25 Gift Certificate to Mr. Food - No. 2573 - Susan Wolfe

21. $25 Gift Certificate to Market Cafe - No. 2661 - D.J. Schroeder

22. $25 Gift Certificate to Kunkel’s Saw & Mower - No. 00163 - Erna Snyder

23. $25 Gift Certificate to Janelle Hall - No. 2656 - Marv Ziegler

24. $25 Gift Certificate to Paisley & Co. Bath Boutique - No. 3465 - Brenda Isamoyer

25. $25 Gift Certificate to Paisley & Co. Bath Boutique - No. 2939 - Joe Pieller

26. $25 Gift Certificate to Radcliff Great Value - No. 1954 - Cindy Schoal

27. $25 Gift Certificate to Kutztown NAPA - No. 00703 - Joanne Collins

28. $25 Gift Certificate to Kutztown NAPA donated by Ed Seyler - No. 00632 - Harper Bricker

29. $25 Gift Certificate to Bowers Hotel - No. 1215 - Ed Mazur

30. $25 Gift Certificate to Pop’s Malt Shoppe donated by Shaynah Kinner - No. 2197 - Fenstermacher

31. $25 Gift Certificate to Hasch Daal Custom Embroidery - No. 00511 - Rita Robertson

32. $25 Gift Certificate to Krumsville Inn - No. 3620 - Danny Z.

33. $25 Gift Certificate to CJ Hummels Restaurant - No. 1153 - Marie A. Moyer

34. $25 Gift Certificate to Bamboula LTD - No. 4028 - Nancy Sattazahn

35. $25 Gift Certificate to Mamma’s Delight Pizza and Restaurant - No. 00995 - Dave Sherer

36. $25 Gift Certificate to Mamma’s Delight Pizza and Restaurant - No. 1613 - Krumanocker

37. $25 Gift Certificate to Firefly Bookstore - No. 3249 - Pat Trabosh

38. $25 Gift Certificate to Countryside Farm & Greenhouse - No. 3532 - Kevin Berger

39. $25 Gift Certificate to Kutztown Fire Co. Banquet Hall & Social Quarters - No. 3923 - Austin

40. Free Haircut at Casa Le’nda ($20 value) - No. 2533 - Makayla Sanders

41. $20 Gift Certificate to Graphics on the Go - No. 3645 - Andrea Orwig

42. $20 Gift Certificate to Graphics on the Go - No. 1218 - Ed Mazur

43. $20 Gift Certificate to Graphics on the Go - No. 1811 - Karen Miller

44. $20 Gift Certificate to Uptown Espresso Bar - No. 3578 - Ronald Roth

45. Case of KBW Soda from Kutztown Bottling Works - No. 1219 - Ed Mazur

46. Case of KBW Soda from Kutztown Bottling Works - No. 00989 - Jeff Schleicher

47. Case of KBW Soda from Kutztown Bottling Works - No. 00634 - Florence Youse

48. $10 Gift Certificate to Mark’s Sandwich Shop - No. 3631 - Melissa Keim

49. $10 Gift Certificate to Mark’s Sandwich Shop - No. 1595 - Gail Young

50. $10 Gift Certificate to Mark’s Sandwich Shop - No. 1557 - Calvin Spohn

51. $10 Gift Certificate to Mark’s Sandwich Shop - No. 1044 - Brenda Furst

52. $10 Gift Certificate to Mark’s Sandwich Shop - No. 00913 - Lucy J. Miller

53. $10 Gift Certificate to Esterly’s Pizza and Sandwiches - No. 00182 - Gail

54. $10 Gift Certificate to Esterly’s Pizza and Sandwiches - No. 1151 - Kirra Goetz

55. $10 Gift Certificate to Esterly’s Pizza and Sandwiches - No. 3254 - James Stettler

56. Gift Certificate for 1 Large Pizza at Tommy Boy’s Pizza & Cafe - No. 2257 - Rhonda Lazarus

57. Handmade Ceramics by Jim Chaney - No. 00517 - Nate Robertson

About the Author

Lisa Mitchell

Lisa Mitchell is the editor of The Kutztown Patriot and Managing Editor of Berks-Mont Newspapers. Reach the author at lmitchell@berksmontnews.com or follow Lisa on Twitter: @kutztownpatriot.