MATURANGO JUNCTION FAMILY FESTIVAL IN RIDGECREST, CA
The 2009 Maturango Junction event was held at Freedom Park in Ridgecrest. There were many vendors and volunteer groups raising funds for local events in Ridgecrest and many groups holding events to entertain and involve local families and kids. the City of Ridgecrest put on a great show at this premier family event.
Ridgecrest Exchange Club Volunteers Caroline Bertrand, JJ Maher and Nellavon Jeglum served excellent BBQ sandwiches at their booth.
Kiwanis club volunteers served breakfast until the fixin's were gone!
Little Junior Webmaster rings the bell on the train.
Joshua Rosson of Kiddie Amusements drove the train at Maturango Junction. The Inyokern Rotary Club and Inyokern Chamber of Commerce partnered with Kiddie Amusements and gave an hours worth of free rides at the event. About 70 riders took advantage of the offer after which the little engine took a well deserved rest.
Maturango Museum docents Nora Nuckles, Elaine Wiley and Susan Woodman entertained many children with specimens and displays from the museum.
Burroughs Band Boosters parents.
Burroughs Music Boosters were selling dogs and burgers to raise money for their trip to Hawaii.
The Snow Orthodontic booth was giving $200 off coupons for orthodontic treatment.
Will & Joanne Lusk of the First Baptist Church in Ridgecrest.
Beth Sumners at the First Baptist Church booth urging you to sponsor a child. For More information call the First Baptist Church at(760) 375-2503.
Ridgecrest Chamber Ambassador Jinny DeAngelis at the Ridgecrest Chamber of Commerce booth.
Volunteers at the Knights of Columbus booth were serving hot dogs, chili dogs and polish sausage.