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By Jana Mathia
Gazette Editor 

Why are some summer events already canceled?


COLFAX – The cancellation of the Perkins House Ice Cream Social, set for June 21, was announced April 20. Yet plans are still in the works for Colfax Crazy Days July 11. Why are the fates of two events so close together so different?

The answer has to do with the people behind the event and the planning that goes into it.

“You have to look behind the scenes,” said Colfax Unified Executive Director Val Gregory who is involved in the planning of both events. The big difference is there is a vast difference in the demographics and number of volunteers.

Planning for the Ice Cream Social...

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