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Derecho anniversary event to be hosted at Greene Square Park



Cedar Rapids, Iowa – A free community event will be hosted at Greene Square Park on August 7 to commemorate the recovery efforts following the August 10, 2020 derecho.

Together We Achieve is hosting the event, which is supported by a number of sponsors.

The event, according to organizers, will focus on how the community bonded together in the aftermath of the terrible storm, which was worsened by a pandemic.

Live music, yard games, inflatables, face painting, balloon art, food, beverages, and other activities are among the festivities.

The event will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Visit the Derecho Anniversary Festival Facebook page to find out more information on the event.

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