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Chief Cornplanter’s Descendants Annual Picnic

Submitted by Houston Rockwell & Pam Bowen, Co-Chairpersons for Cornplanter Descendants

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It is that time of year again, and we are holding our annual Cornplanter’s Picnic on August 6, 2022 at 12pm over at the Cornplanter’s Gazebo on the other side of the ACC (Allegany Community Center)!

Foods & Drinks: Ribs, corn on the cob, hamburgers, hotdogs, cornsoup, and strawberry drink. We kindly ask that you bring your best dish to pass for our picnic! Bakers: Best Cornplanter Descendants Homemade pie contest w/cash prize.

Games: Silent and Live auctions, 50/50 raffles, cornhole contest w/cash prize of $50, 3 legged race, egg toss, water balloon toss for the kids, youngest and oldest Cornplanter Descendants contest, and Cornplanter Descendant who traveled the farthest contest.

If you have any donations for kids and adults prizes for game winners or the silent and live auctions, please bring them to the picnic. Donations must be new to gently used. We also accept cash donations as for the Cornplanter Monument Statue.

For more information, contact Houston H. Rockwell, Co-Chairperson at (315) 800-2722.