Shriners: Attendance is Up

Shrinersfest organizers say button sales are strong and Friday night's events drew more people than last year.
Shrinersfest organizers say they're pleased with attendance at this year's festival.

Spokesperson Dale Thomas says button sales are strong and they're getting a lot of donations.
   
He also says Friday night's activities - along with the good weather - drew more people than last year.

He says they will be closely watching how many people attend the hydroplane races to see if they will bring a bigger exhibition next year.
   
Thomas says he won't know how the festival did financially for about thirty days.


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