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Columbia Days!

by The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group

Columbia Days Summer Festival

 

The time for the Columbia Days Summer Festival is again upon us!  This long-standing tradition in Columbia marks the end of summer break for the kids, and gives everyone a chance to enjoy themselves with friends and neighbors alike.   The annual event offers a range of activities and attractions, from a parade in the afternoon to live music and dancing at night.  The kids will love the carnival rides and games offered, and to avoid the lines, ride tickets can be purchased at Khoury Pharmacy in advance.

This year, the musical talents of The Avery Hill Band will be performing for Friday night, followed the next night by local favorite, SuperJam!  Food and drink vendors on site offer a variety of choices, from brats and hot dogs to pork burgers and pizza, so there's bound to be something to satisfy each atendee's tastes.

Event Details - Columbia Days

August 19 & 20, 2016

Carnival Rides, Games, and Vendors: Friday & Saturday, 4 PM-Midnight

Parade: Saturday, 4 PM

Live Music: Friday & Saturday, 4 PM-11PM

Friday: The Avery Hill Band

Saturday: SuperJam

 

So, whether you're a life-long Columbia resident or a new resident who just moved here, we recommend you head on down to the parade and festivities! You can even watch for us in the parade!


  

Century 21 Advantage & The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group at the parade last year!

Songs4Soldiers Coming Up Next Month!

by The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group

4th Annual Songs4Soldiers Gears Up for Another Successful Year


Coming up on September 10, Columbia will again be hosting the Songs4Soldiers Benefit Concert after much anticipation.  For those of you unfamiliar with the event, Songs4Soldiers is a benefit concert founded by Dustin Row (brother of our very own Sam Row!), an Iraq War veteran himself, with a mission of helping local combat veterans.  Since it was founded, the organization has dispersed $128,000 and helped 76 local veterans in need!  Rather than handing out cash, the organization works hard to ensure that the money donated goes directly to the needs of veterans, and it operates under complete transparency, meaning that those who donate can watch to see exactly how their donations helped those who have served our country.  




The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group is an avid supporter of Songs4Soldiers.  For the 2016 year, we donated the use of our billboard, so that the organization could make more people aware of the event through advertising.  We are also immensely proud of the money we raised for S4S in February, through our "Lock Box Linda" event.  Our Team tended bar at three local establishments, donating all tips to S4S.  With much gratitude to Tiny's, Who Dat's, and Merz on Main for allowing us to get behind their bars, as well as to the community for coming out to support this wonderful organization, we are proud to say that we were able to write a check to Songs4Soldiers for $4,000!


Songs4Soldiers is an event for everyone!  The event is family-friendly, featuring a "Kids Zone," complete with bounce houses, balloons, and interactive projects.  Since Songs4Soldiers features food and drink vendors from local bars and restaurants, your family can attend and feel good about supporting local businesses while you help local veterans.  It truly is a wonderful organization and an exciting event!  To learn more, you can visit songs4soldiersstl.org, or you can attend and see it for yourself!

 

4th Annual Songs4Soldiers Benefit Concert

September 10, 2016

2:00-11:00 PM

Bolm-Schuhkraft City Park, Columbia, Illinois

(Rain Date: September 11, 1:00-9:00 PM)


We are proud to have this event so closely tied to our community, and as a donor, The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group looks forward to seeing an even bigger turn-out this year than last!  We'll see you at the park!

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The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group
Century 21 Advantage
103 S Main St
Columbia IL 62236
IL: 618.281.7621

138 Concord Plaza Dr
Saint Louis MO 63128
MO: 314.649.0221
Fax: 618.281.4311

Linda Frierdich is the area's premier real estate professional, offering services in St Louis, Kirkwood, Webster Groves, Crestwood, Ballwin, Arnold, Fenton, Oakville, Columbia, Waterloo, Millstadt, Valmeyer, Dupo, Belleville, O'Fallon, Mascoutah, Fairview Heights, Smithton, Ruma, Hecker, New Athens, Edwardsville, Collinsville, Caseyville, Shiloh, Swansea, Monroe County, Madison County, St Clair County, and Randolph County.  Her team focuses on resale homes, new construction, first time home buyers, condos, farms, land sales, subdivisions, lot sales, single family, multi-family, commercial, foreclosures, bank owned property, military relocation, and building. This site offers options to search real estate in Columbia Illinois and other areas. We offer buyer and sellers services second to none!

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