NOW:53207:USA00949
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA00949
48°
H 48° L 48°
Cloudy | 10MPH

A Great South Shore Frolic Weekend!!

July 17, 2009

Picture perfect summer weather provided ideal conditions for a fun-filled 60th South Shore Frolic this past weekend in South Shore Park under the auspices of the Bay View Lions Club. From the tasty fish fry on Friday night, with the Doo-Wop Daddies and movie on the beach followed by a fireworks burst to the outstanding parade on Saturday featuring the University of Wisconsin Marching Band, followed by their legendary 5th quarter performance, to the first-ever Karoke competition, games on the hill for the children, the great sounds the band of Rhythm Method through Sunday's finale that included an outstanding art & crafts show, a record-setting classic car show, music by the Bay View band, Forge Fire and Mount Olive, to the Saws for a Cause auction to the "Atomic" fireworks shows both Saturday and Sunday - it was one the best Frolics in recent memory. People and families came from throughout the metro Milwaukee area as over 70,000 people attended 60th anniversary Frolic activies over the weekend. "We couldn't have asked for a better weekend", said Les Johns, General Chairman of the 2009 Frolic. "There were excellent crowds all three days and we've received so many favorable comments about the Frolic this year", noted Johns.

"Our sponsors and volunteers played such a big part of our very successful event from Todd Reardon and the Braeger Automotive Group (parade sponsor), to Jim Wing and W.B. Bottle (fireworks sponsor), to the Law Offices of David Gruber (movie sponsor) to the many, many volunteers that make Frolic go- they all make the Frolic bigger and better every year". "We will all have a lot of positive memories form this year's Frolic", stated Johns. The 2010 South Shore Frolic will be July 9-10-11.

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» County Supervisor Steve Taylor to host Oak Creek town hall meeting on Wednesday 10/20

» County Supervisor Steve Taylor to host Hales Corners town hall meeting on Wednesday 10/20

» Across Wisconsin, uneven property assessments fly in the face of fairness Updated:  10/19

» Preps football photos of the week: Week 9 10/17

» The new Root River Theatre Company in Franklin seeks local acting talent for upcoming production 10/15

» Village Board requests Hales Corners Wading Pool remains open in 2015 10/15

» At Franklin High, digital age overtakes parent-teacher conferences 10/14

» 2 arrested after having sex in car in grocery store parking lot 10/14

» Star Wars-themed events held through Saturday at Oak Creek Public Library 10/14

» Poll: Will Greendale or South Milwaukee win in Week 9 matchup? 10/14

» Man charged for facilitating a sex crime with 13-year-old girl in Hales Corners 10/13

» Preps football photos of the week: Week 8 10/10

» Franklin football team outlasts Indian Trail, 31-24, closes in on SEC title 10/9

» Submit election letters now: deadline is Oct. 20 10/9

» Dispute over Franklin mayor's appointees leave Economic Development Commission stranded 10/8

» Wrecked car cautions high schoolers against impaired, distracted driving 10/7

» Veterans memorial falls in face of Greendale School District opposition 10/7

» Preps football photos of the week: Week 7 10/3

» Legends, and myths, and ghosts! Oh, my! Now reporter wants to hear your spooky stories for Halloween 10/3

» Greendale's Hay Days Fall Festival to be held this Saturday 10/3

» Franklin police scour city to curb rise in graffiti cases 10/2

» Ewald buys Franklin site for dealership expansion 10/2

» Enter Halloween contest to win tickets to Legends & Lore 9/30

» Franklin mayor recommends municipal tax levy freeze in 2015 budget 9/29

» Preps football photos of the week: Sept. 26 9/26

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Local Business Directory

Advertisement

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

CONNECT