The 2014 Dinner on the bridge will be Saturday, August 2, at 6:30 P.M. eastern time.
Tickets may be ordered by sending a check for $20.00 each with a self addressed stamped envelope to:
P.O. Box 132
Medora, IN 47260
The tickets are ready and will be mailed when the check is received. We have printed 200 tickets. We had more early orders than usual but that has dropped off and there are still tickets left. The deadline will be July 26.
The meal will again be catered by Ladonna Mitchell's Country Cookin' of Salem and the menu will be: fried chicken and ham, scalloped potatoes, corn, green beans,
broccoli salad, grape salad, hot rolls, home made pie, iced tea, lemonade and water.
Large fans for air flow in case the weather does not cooperate will be available Entertainment will be provided. Terry Miller, the author of the new book: America's Covered Bridges will be here and will sign autographs.
We are planning some daytime activities which include:
a Car Rally www.scenicroadrallies.com ,
a dog show at 10:00 a.m.,
several games set up at the tables from 12:30-2:30 p.m. for those who enjoy table games (all subject to change) Other activities may be added later. Contact email@example.com or 812.966.2491 for more information.
We encourage anyone who is interested to become a member of the Friends of the Medora Covered Bridge and Area (FMCBA). The new membership fee is $10.00/year/individual and $15.00/year/family. Checks can be mailed to: FMCBA, P.O. Box 132, Medora, IN 47260 The membership year begins July 1. Membership dues recieved now will go through June 30, 2015.
Some of the things we have done include:
Background involvement in the rehab of the bridge;
Input with securing highway signs for the bridge;
Involvement with getting lettering on the ends of the bridge;
Getting permission and raising funds for a security system for the bridge (still in progress);
Greeting visitors and giving tours at the bridge when possible;
Displaying and keeping track of a guest book to document the visitors at the bridge;
(see the comments page)
Making arrangements for cleaning out the brush and vines to help visitors have a better view for taking pictures and to help with the overall appearance.
Keeping the area mowed (We have purchased a zero turn mower and a weed eater.);
Funding and making available a brochure on the history and information of the bridge. (We purchased 20,000 brochures.).
Involvement with other festivals in the area;
Making presentations at schools and organizations;
Picking up the trash and cleaning the picnic tables daily;
Involvement with the Indiana Covered Bridge Society.
Maintaining this web site.
The Indiana Covered Bridge Society is an Organization designed to encourage and help in the preservation of the covered bridges in Indiana. For membership information and activities see: www.indianacrossings.org