Hear stories of the infamous Fourth of July flood when local residents Mario and Tim Rini speak at a special program at Ritter Public Library Monday, May 13 at 7 p.m. They were there in 1969 when the flood struck the Olympic Outing Club on the banks of the river. Hear their stories of shock and rescue and see pictures of the mayhem.
Stories, photos and other mementoes of that epic day in Vermilion history are being collected and preserved by the library in partnership with the Vermilion Area Archival Society and the Vermilion History Museum. If you have a story to share, call (440) 967-3798 or email [email protected]
Local residents Eileen Bulan and Anne Maiden are hosting a potluck that is open to the public at the Vermilion Boat Club Sunday, July 7. You're invited to reminisce about the flood. Bring your stories and photos and a dish to share.