COMMUNITY CELEBRATION

September 07, 2001 12:00 am
 (The Observer/KELLY WARD).
(The Observer/KELLY WARD).

La Grande firefighter Craig Gomes of Island City helps Dakota Meadows, 6, of La Grande operate a full size fire hose Thursday evening on Fourth Street. The fire department and the city had several activities set up for children at Celebrate La Grande near Max Square. In addition to free hot dogs, ice cream and soda, people enjoyed live music and other activities during the annual event. The event also serves as the kickoff for United Way of Union County's annual fund-raising campaign, and all of United Way's agencies were on hand with informattion about the services they provide.