people braved the wind, rain, and cold Sunday to celebrate the founding of
Sunday the City of Box Elder
held its 49th Founder's Day celebration.
parade kicked off the celebration. Involved were the Box Elder Police and Fire Department,
who were showing off their new truck. Also the Pennington County Sheriff's Office
and Highway Patrol drove through the streets throwing candy to spectators.
representatives then welcomed the community for sloppy joes, carnival games,
and showcases for local vendors.
the weather forced the event to be moved indoors, organizers saw it as a
"This is the
first big community event that we're able to use this nice new event center,
and we're excited to let everybody see it and experience it," said Tanya Shepersky,
Box Elder Information Officer.
center opened last July.
The original Founder's Day was October 6th, but the date was postponed due to the blizzard.