Bicentennial Planning and Committee Meeting Dates

Printable Year Long Events Calendar

The Town of Rush celebrated its Bicentennial in 2018. Please see the link above for a listing of events that took place in recognition of our Town’s 200th anniversary.

The Bicentennial Committee met on a  monthly basis beginning in 2017 and continued throughout 2018.  Committee members included: Pam Ebersold, Cathy Frank, Linda Henry, Rita McCarthy, Sue Mee, Chris Miller, Andy Morse, Dave and Sandra Sluberski, Sue Swanton, Maureen Neumaier and Kevin Yost.  Several individuals assisted with specific projects.  Phil Daggar designed a Bicentennial logo that was used to promote events and on written materials and banners; Jean Stephens kindly volunteered to take on the critical task of designing and laying out the Rush Bicentennial book; Kathryn Hankins helped with obtaining proclamations honoring our Town’s anniversary from government officials;  Bonnie Meath-Lang wrote, directed and acted in the Rush Creek Anthology; Thank you to the Rush Highway Department for their work in installing the signs at the Rush Veterans Park and also the installation of the Bicentennial clock in the Commons; thank you to the Rush Creekside Inn, Wild Wood Country Club, Colby’s Barbecue and Ice-Cream for their help in sponsoring events; and to the Stevens-Connor American Legion Post for their sponsorship of the signs for the Veterans Park, and to Cathy Frank, our Rush Town Supervisor and our Town Board for their support throughout the Bicentennial year.

It is with deep gratitude that we extend an appreciative and heartfelt thank you to all those who helped with our Bicentennial events. And, a special thank you to all of those who attended and supported our Bicentennial year!