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Marion officials asked to help with new event - Freedom on the Square

From the June 9, 2021 issue
of The Journal

By Richard Harris
   The Marion County Commission recently got briefed on plans for a brand new festival that is being put together by a group of local residents. In addition to hearing of plans for the event, they were also asked to consider supporting it with in-kind donations and possibly a financial contribution, too.
   Joel Tischler and Kevin Briggs, both members of Progressive Minds of Buena Vista that is planning the event, were at a recent Commission meeting to discuss "Freedom on the Square". It will be a two-day Independence Day celebration, held on Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4 in downtown Buena Vista.
   Plans for the event include outdoor vendors set up on "The Square", live music, helicopter rides, classic cars, ...
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