The 17th Annual Sam Collins Day is slated to take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept 17. (Rain Date Sept. 18)
Numerous activities are slated to take place at the field on Canton Springs Road (main site) and downtown Collinsville. A shuttle will go between sites.
Included will be a Business Expo, Taste of Canton, children's activities, live entertainment and more. A Lions Club breakfast will precede the event at the fire station on Canton Springs Road.
Throughout this week, Patch has listed many of the schedules and participants. Following are the community organizations participating at the main site.
Informational display. Find out about becoming a Lions Club member
Activities and information about the nursery school
Canton Democratic Town Committee
Meet, greet and learn more about the democratic candidates running for Canton elected offices in November.
Informational booth and display
Stop by our main booth to see our Vision of the Future of the museum and check out the opportunity to be part of that dream.
Informational booth on Canton Library and Friends including programs and opportunities
Canton Girl Scouts
A display of pictures depicting the various activities throughout the years. We will be selling home baked goods to help support the Canton Girl Scouts as we approach our 100th Birthday in 2012. Information on registration into Girl Scouts.
The Town of Canton is currently revising its "Master Plan," the Plan of Conservation and Development. C.A.R.E., a grassroots Smart Growth advocacy group, will explain the importance of the plan to Canton's future, and how it believes all Canton residents, property owners and business owners should take part in its creation.
Canton Republican Town Committee
Anyone interested in joining or learning more about the "accomplishments" and on-going initiatives of the CRTC is welcome to stop by the booth.
Come and explore the beauty of Cantons’ almost 2000 acres of preserved land and trails! Find out more abou the various properties and trails and how you might participate in the Land Trust’s mission. Play land games and win prizes.
Live animal demonstrations (reptiles) throughout the day. Merchandise from our gift shop will be for sale.
Public safety information to hand out and items on display.
Learn all about volunteering for the fire and EMS department
Information about town organizations. Schedules of coming events.
We will provide blood pressure screenings and offer multiple educational health pamphlets. Free giveaways will be passed out.
Information about Canton Community Health Fund - a private foundation, promoting the health and well being of all Canton residents by distributing grants to non-profit organizations in Canton who work toward our objectives.
Informational booth and displays.
Informational booth on Outreach Programs and volunteer opportunities including Neighbors Helping Neighbors Day, The annual Thanksgiving Dinner, Holiday Outreach, Canton Walk for Hunger, etc, etc. Activities for children – come make a personal card to be given to Cherry Brook HealthCare Residents.
Learn all about the food bank and how you can help, contribute and/or volunteer
Booth will emphasize Trinity’s outreach into the Canton community.
Fun booth with information and activities
CD’s and written material to share information about the church and its various ministries.
Informational Booth about youth soccer leagues and activities
Learn all about the upcoming 2011-2012 youth basketball programs.