Waterford’s Annual Tractorcade


Autumn awesomeness abounds in Waterford   By Maureen Vander Sanden Explore Waterford volunteer   Waterford’s annual tractorcade will roll through town Sunday, Oct. 3, departing from Whitford Park at 9 a.m., before hitting 30 miles of colorful countryside in collaboration with the Lions Club of Waterford’s Chicken BBQ. The brainchild of retired farmer Jerry Weinkauf and Lion Gary Tilleros, the tractorcade tradition began in 2009 to complement the Lion’s long-running, signature cookout fundraiser. The tractor display has been a “win-win” according to Tilleros, who said it provides an attraction to the event and boosts community pride in its agricultural attributes. For [...]

Waterford’s Annual Tractorcade2021-09-21T16:01:17+00:00

Plastic Recycling Project Ends


Lions’ TREX Plastic Recycle Project Ends A highly successful local plastic recycle project closes on December 31st.  Through a huge effort, a group of service organizations have collected thousands of pounds of plastic that would otherwise have gone to a landfill. Instead, the recycled plastic will return to our community as TREX benches. From the Beginning In April 2019, the Lions Club of Waterford initiated a TREX Recycle project.  The plan, set in motion by Lions Cindy Lotzer, Darrell McCullion and Guy Bristow, was to collect 500 pounds of plastic (about 40,500 plastic bags) in exchange for TREX [...]

Plastic Recycling Project Ends2021-02-02T20:22:32+00:00