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Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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  Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Gold shovels were in the hands of key contributors, dignitaries, and donors to participate in the ground-breaking ceremony for a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument . St. George Mayor Michele Randall and City Council Members have approved a place in Historic Town Square for a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. The purpose of this monument is to honor the families whose loved ones served and paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. The placement of The Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in Town Square adds to our heritage and creates an opportunity to place a legacy piece in Historic Downtown to honor the families and their loved ones. The “Gold Star” originated during World War I after being placed over a service flag’s blue star when a service member was killed in combat. The term has expanded to describe families who have experienced the loss of a service member, regardless of whether the death occurred in action. The Gold Star Famili

2021 Kite Festival

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2021 Kite Festival Stephen Wade Auto Center  is a proud sponsor of the Washington County School District and the Kite Festival .  We believe every child should have the opportunity to learn to read and write.  “We love the Dixie Power Kite Festival and the importance the festival places on encouraging reading in our schools,” says Jamie Bahlmann, public relations director for Stephen Wade Auto Center. Hundreds of Washington County children had reading calendars in their hands ready to redeem them for either a book, a kite, or a voucher to use at the 22nd Annual Dixie Power Kite Festival. Dixie Power hosted the event on Saturday, April 17th for the community to come together to enjoy food, games, kite flying, and much more.  The purpose of the Kite Festival is to encourage students to read and provide an incentive to school children in grades K-5.  The Washington County School District Foundation along with Dixie Power hosts the annual Kite Festival every year to encourage literacy i

VanFest 2021

  VanFest 2021 Stephen Wade Auto Center was excited to be a part of VanFest 2021 !  We joined #VanLife aficionados on May 8th in Hurricane at the Washington County Legacy Park, where nomads and the adventurous at heart alike toured different kinds of van builds to get started with and mingle about life on the road. VanFest is a unique, one-of-a-kind festival that captures the spirit of adventure by being held all over the United States—the organizers appropriately traveling by van themselves.  Festival attendees can tour more than 100 fully customized van and school bus conversions and gain more ideas to augment or begin their "van life" with workshops from industry professionals.  Even those who are simply interested in the lifestyle and browsing builds can attend; St. George News even considers the event the "Parade of Homes" for van life.  Influencers are welcome to meet up, and all can partake in entertainment from a full live concert by The National Parks Ba