Riverview Games back in park Saturday


FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 7th Annual Riverview Games on Saturday, Sept. 14th. Children age 2 – 6th grade have the opportunity to participate in age appropriate games that are fun and a tiny bit challenging. Everyone is bound to have a good time at this free event.

The 2019 event will include a number of different vehicles, from ambulance to big trucks. A special “little kid” area will offer a bouncy house and age-appropriate activities for preschool children, 2-5 years of age, giving the younger crowd something fun to do as well.

School age kids will compete for podium placements with gold, silver, and bronze medals being presented to the top contenders in each level. Participants will crawl through tubes, weave around poles and bounce their way through a 36’-long inflatable course before making their way to the finish line. New minute-to-win-it games, a football toss and more are sure to bring a smile to every face. Release forms will be available day of the event for children wanting to participate in the games and/or enjoy the bounce house. Please visit the registration table to sign in.

Families are able to enjoy some free, safe, family fun immediately after school starts. After watching the kids compete in the games, sit back and enjoy the cool breezes off the Mississippi River while enjoying a free lunch provided by Hy-Vee.

Riverview Games will be held from 10 a.m. – noon on Saturday, Sept. 14th, in Riverview Park in Fort Madison. Fort Madison Family YMCA will hold a random drawing where one fortunate child who will receive a children’s membership to the YMCA. Additionally, participants will have their names in drawings for other fantastic prizes!

This event is made possible by the generous donations from our sponsors: Hy-Vee, Kempker’s True Value & Rental, Fort Madison Kiwanis Club, Fort Madison Rotary Club, Fort Madison Lions Club, Fort Madison Family YMCA and the Fort Madison Area Chamber of Commerce.

Ladies Golf Outing

The Chamber of Commerce will also be hosting a Ladies Golf Outing at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course on Friday, Sept. 13th. All proceeds benefit the Community Beautification Fund.

Team check in will begin at 3:00 pm with tee-off at 4:00 pm. Registration fee is $180 per team of four or $45 per person and includes 9 holes of golf with a cart, dinner, beer tickets and a goodie bag.

Raffle tickets will be available to purchase for a change to win some amazing prizes. For more information or to register your team, please call Fort Madison Partners at 319-372-5471 or email Savanna at chamber@fortmadison.com.

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