2021 Independence Day Weekend Recap
What an awesome weekend! Perfect weather, great turnout, and wonderful volunteers who made our return from the COVID hiatus a spectacular one! Thank you to Rome and Morgan Hose Fire Departments, SCAD, Roaming Shores Police Department, our Sponsors and to everyone who came to participate, to help out, or contributed monetarily to make this year’s festivities a success!
5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
The festivities began on Saturday with the Roaming Shores 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk! 108 participants signed up for the event with 105 crossing the finish line! There were 90 5K participants and 18 who went up and down the Boulevard for the 1 mile event. Congratulations to all of the winners!
Cardboard Boat Races
The races weren’t over for the day! At noon, the Roaming Shores Police Department hosted their 3rd Annual Cardboard Boats races. 4 boats participated in this year race. N.A.G. by Kathryn & Grace Patti which won Most Creative Boat, Buckeye Boat by Tommy Sopko which won Most Spectacular Sinking, Gertrude by Grey McIntyre, and the S.S. Pikachu by Piper and Rylee Rogers which was the Fastest Boat! See the album link below for all pictures and videos!
Jason Scribben Memorial Volleyball Tournament
The competition continued over at the Volleyball Court with the Annual Jason Scribben Memorial 3 on 3 Volleyball Tournament. 17 teams competed in this year’s competition!
Root Beer Floats
Before the Fireworks, the Roaming Shores Police Department served up delicious root beer floats with ice cream from Jefferson Dairy Delight and root beer Orwell A&W!
The busy day went out with a bang with the Annual Roaming Shores Fireworks Display made possible by donations from our Membership and organized by the STARS Club!
The competition fired up again on July 4th with the 1st Annual STARS Cornhole Tournament! 20 persons (10 teams) competed and brought out a great group of supporters. It was a great time of new relationships and enjoying delicious pulled pork and brisket dishes from Dan’s Backyard BBQ on a perfect July 4th Sunday afternoon.