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2016 Christmas Tree Sale
Our annual Christmas Tree Sale was set up November 26, with great help from the Manchester Soccer Club.
Customers started buying trees even before the setup was complete.
2016 Christmas Tree
                  Sale
2016 Christmas Tree
                  Sale
2016 Christmas Tree
                  Sale
2016 Christmas
                Tree Sale
2016 Christmas
                Tree Sale
2016 Christmas
                Tree Sale
2016 Christmas
                Tree Sale
2016 Christmas
                Tree Sale
2016 Christmas
                Tree Sale
2016 Christmas
                Tree Sale
2016 Christmas
                Tree Sale
2016 Christmas
                Tree Sale

2016 Manchester Street Festival Car Show
  A big crowd enjoyed the 50+ classic cars downtown on August 6.
Street Festival Car
                Show
Lew Loren's 1978 Firebird Trans Am won the
"Best Stock" award.
Street Festival Car
                Show
Brad Kendall won the "Best Modified" award with this 2014 Camaro ILE
Street Festival Car
                Show
This 1957 Chrysler 300C Convertible owned by Wayne Kutchinski won the "Best of Show" award
Street Festival
              Car Show
Street Festival
              Car Show
Street Festival
              Car Show

2015 Christmas Tree Sale
With the help of the Soccer Club, our annual sale was set up on November 29th.

Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree
                Sale
Christmas Tree
                Sale
Christmas Tree
                Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
After the Christmas Tree Sale was complete, Jim Montgomery presented the 2015 Dave Little/Bob Rhees Posthumous Award honoring Richard Scott (Scotty) to David Scott and Paige Green.

2015 Independence Day Fireworks
  A big crowd enjoyed the Fireworks and Beer Tent on July 3rd at Carr Park
.
Fireworks
Fireworks
Fireworks
Fireworks
Fireworks
Fireworks

2015 Easter Egg Hunt
  April 4 at Chi-Bro Park was a wonderful day with be
autiful weather and happy kids.
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt
Link to more photos

2014 Christmas Tree Sale
On November 30 the Annual Sale at Chi-Bro Park with help from the Soccer and Equestrian Teams
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
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2014 Street Festival Car Show
A nice turnout on a nice Summer day (August 2)
Street Festival Car
                  Show
Street Festival Car
                  Show
Street Festival Car
                  Show
Les Koch presents the "Best of Show" award to Jim Knofski for his 1948 Ford Cab Over Engine Pickup
Les Koch presents the "Best Modified" award to Ray Shingledecker for his 1934 Ford Coupe
Les Koch presents the "Best Original" award to Bob Glaspie for his 1970 Dodge Charger R/T
Street Festival
                Car Show
Street Festival
                Car Show
Street Festival
                Car Show

2014 Ice Skating Party
Cold windy weather on January 25th made the hot dogs and hot chocolate taste better
Ice Skating Party
Ice Skating Party
Ice Skating Party
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2013 Christmas Tree Sale
On December 1, the guys set up the Annual Sale at Chi-Bro Park with help from the MHS Soccer Team
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
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2013 COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER BANQUET
Friday November 8, 2013 Annual CRC Banquet at Chelsea Community Hospital.
CRC Volunteer Recognition Celebration Honors Bob Rhees:
Bob Rhees was awarded the Claire Reck Community Volunteer Service Award, Manchester's highest honor. Sonia received the Award from CRC Board Members Sue Gistinger and Amelia Woods, while John Stedman and Jim Montgomery look on.

The Mens Club also nominated Carl Buss, who year after year bought the last Christmas tree  and donated it to a needy family
Bob Rhees
                  Honored at CRC Volunteer Banquet

Bob Rhees Trash Can Dinner
 
On Saturday September 7, we all went to Bob Rhees' Trash Can Dinner to Remember and Honor him.
American Legion Honor Guard for Bob
                Rhees
Bob Rhees Family

The Famous
                Trash Can
Trash Can
                Dinner Guests
Wall of
                Memories of Bob Rhees
Link to photos of Bob Rhees over the past 10 years

2013 Street Festival Car Show
 
The August 3 Car Show was a great success, attracting more than 75 wonderful old cars
Street Festival Car Show
Street Festival Car Show
Street Festival Car Show
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2013 Independence Day Fireworks
On July 3,  thousands enjoyed the Fireworks and Beer Tent at Manchester's Carr Park
Waiting for the Fireworks
Fireworks Beer Tent
Fireworks Beer Tent
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2013 Easter Egg Hunt
On March 30, Manchester children again hunted colored Easter eggs at Carr Park
Easter Egg Coloring
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt
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Pizza Party Recognizing Lady Dutch State Basketball Champions
On March 25, we hosted a pizza party at Frank's Place recognizing the Manchester High School Girls Basketball team for their Class C State Championship
Pizza Dinner for Lady Dutch
                Basketball Team
Pizza Dinner for Lady Dutch
                Basketball Team
Pizza Dinner for Lady Dutch
                Basketball Team
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2013 Ice Skating Party
We had to postpone until January 26, but then we had a terrific turnout and a terrific event at Chi-Bro Park
Ice Skating Party
Ice Skating Party
Ice Skating Party
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2012 Christmas Tree Sale
On November 25, the guys went out to Arend's Tree Farm, brought back 240 trees, and set them up at Chi-Bro Park
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
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2012 Independence Day Fireworks
On July 3, thousands of visitors enjoyed a spectacular fireworks display at Carr Park
Fireworks
                      Preparations
Fireworks from
                      Downtown Manchester
Fireworks from
                      Downtown Manchester

2012 Blues and Ribs Event
On May 19, BBQ ribs and blues music filled Carr Park with fans
Blue & Ribs Event
Blue & Ribs Event
Blue & Ribs Event
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2012 Easter Egg Hunt
On April 7, Manchester children hunted 2400 colored Easter eggs at Carr Park
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt
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2011 Christmas Tree Sale
On November 27, the guys went out to Arend's Tree Farm, brought back 240 trees, and set thm up at Chi-Bro Park
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
Christmas Tree Sale
Link to more photos

2011 Oktoberfest Classic Car Show
The September 17 Classic Car Show was back on Adrian Street downtown. There was a decent turnout and some gorgeous cars.
Best of Show Car
Best of Show
1961 Corvette in Fawn Beige
Best Custom
Best Custom
351 Cleveland-powered Model A hotrod
Best Stock
Best Stock - 1930 Ford Model A
Best of Show Winner
Bill Barnhart from Archbold Ohio
Best Custom Winner
Norvell
Best Stock Winner
 Ryan Johnson from Manchester
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2011 EASTER EGG HUNT
Saturday April 23 the Mens Club set out 200 dozen eggs and in five minutes Manchester children picked them all up at Carr Park.
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt
Link to additional photos

2011 CHILI COOKOFF
Saturday February 26 the Manchester Mens Club held their 14th Annual Chili Cookoff at the American Legion Hall.
14th Annual Chili Cookoff
14th Annual Chili Cookoff
14th Annual Chili Cookoff
14th Annual Chili Cookoff
14th Annual Chili Cookoff
14th Annual Chili Cookoff
14th Annual Chili Cookoff
14th Annual Chili Cookoff
14th Annual Chili Cookoff
Link to additional Chili Cookoff photos

2011 ICE SKATING PARTY
Saturday January 22 the Manchester Mens Club had a nice turnout at Chi-Bro Park, despite the cold weather.
Ice Skating Party
Ice Skating Party
Ice Skating Party
Link to additional Ice Skating Party photos

2010 CHRISTMAS TREE SALE
Sunday November 26 the Manchester Mens Club set up their annual Christmas Tree Sale at Chi-Bro Park.
Mens Club Christmas Tree Sale
Mens Club Christmas Tree Sale
Mens Club Christmas Tree Sale

2010 COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER BANQUET
Friday November 12, 2010 Annual CRC Banquet at Chelsea Community Hospital.
SCOTTY HONORED AT CRC BANQUET:

The Mens Club nominated Richard Scott ("Scotty") for Volunteer Recognition at the Community Resource Center Banquet on November 12, 2010. Scotty received the the President's Gold Lifetime Achievement Award for 4,000 Hours  of service to the Manchester Community Award. The presentation was made by CRC President Sue Gistinger and Manchester Village President Pat Vailliencourt.
RD Scott
                    at CRC Banquet
RD Scott at CRC Banquet
RD Scott at CRC Banquet

2010 OKTOBERFEST CLASSIC CAR SHOW
The September 18 Classic Car & Motorcycle Show had decent turnout, but was shortened by a rain shower.
2010 Oktoberfest Car
                      Show 2010 Oktoberfest Car
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2010 Oktoberfest Car
                      Show
2010 Oktoberfest Car
                      Show
2010 Oktoberfest Car
                      Show 2010 Oktoberfest Car
                      Show

2010 INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS
The July 3rd Fireworks had a huge crowd, a good band, and a great show.
Mens Club Fireworks
Mens Club Fireworks
Mens Club Fireworks

2010 CARR PARK FENCE REPLACMENT
Saturday June 19, 2010 the Manchester Mens Club replaced the split-rail fence at Carr Park.
Carr Park Fence Replacement Project
Carr Park Fence Replacement Project
Carr Park Fence Replacement Project
Carr Park Fence Replacement Project
Carr Park Fence Replacement Project
Carr Park Fence Replacement Project

2010 BLUES & RIBS EVENT
The Blues & Ribs Event on Saturday, May 22 was blessed with good weather, a great crowd and a fun time at it's first time at Carr Park.
Mens Club Blues & Ribs Event
Mens Club Blues & Ribs Event
Mens Club Blues & Ribs Event
Mens Club Blues & Ribs Event
Mens Club Blues & Ribs Event
Mens Club Blues & Ribs Event

2010 EASTER EGG HUNT
Kids at the Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 3 took 5 minutes to pick up 2880 colored eggs.
Easter Egg
                  Coloring Easter Egg Coloring Easter Egg Coloring
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt Easter Egg Hunt

2010 CHILI COOKOFF
The Chili Cookoff on Saturday, February 20 was a great success with good chili, good attendance, and a good time by all.
Chili
                  Cookoff Chili Cookoff Chili Cookoff
Chili Cookoff
Chili Cookoff
Chili Cookoff

2009 CHRISTMAS TREE SALE
Sunday November 29, 2009 the Manchester Mens Club set up their annual Christmas Tree Sale at Chi-Bro Park.
Mens Club Christmas Tree Sale
Mens Club
                    Christmas Tree Sale
Mens Club Christmas Tree Sale
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2009 CHI-BRO PARK FENCE REPLACEMENT & PAVILION REFURBISH
Saturday October 10, 2009 the Manchester Mens Club replaced the split-rail fence at Chi-Bro Park and contributed to refurbishing the pavilion with the Village Parks Commission.
Chi-Bro Park Fence Replacement
Chi-Bro
                    Park Fence Replacement
Chi-Bro Park Pavilion
                Refurbishment

2009 OKTOBERFEST CLASSIC CAR SHOW
Saturday September 19, 2009 the Manchester Mens Club sponsored a Classic Carshow as part of the MACC Oktoberfest activities. Thanks to Lester Koch for organizing this event.
Oktoberfest Classic Car Show
Oktoberfest Classic Car Show
Oktoberfest Classic Car Show
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2009 RIVER RAISIN CLEANUP
Saturday September 12, 2009 the Manchester Mens Club cleaned up the river below the Main Street bridge to allow for the Oktoberfest Duck Race.
In the River
Pulled from the River
Working in the River
What a Pile Loading Trees on Trailer Operating Again

2009 M-52 ROADSIDE CLEANUP
Saturday September 12 the Manchester Mens Club and Manchester Boy Scout Troop 426 did the final 2009 roadside cleanup on two miles of M-52 south to the Village Limits.
Volunteers Preparing Going Out to Clean Picking Up Roadside
Picking Up Roadside Riding Back Finished!

ICE SKATING PARTY
Manchester Mens Club puts on their annual Ice Skating Party at Carr Park. Photos thanks to Kim Rickets
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Ice Skating Party Ice Skating Party Ice Skating Party