Or the past few years I has been my pleasure to volunteer to staff the Humboldt Democrats’ booth at the Fourth of July street fair in Old Town. With the exception of the Rhody Parade, I can’t think of a more “Eureka Moment” in the local calendar.
Our booth was across from the Chapala so we were at the opposite end from the GOP booth. We had a lot more traffic than they did because we had life-size cardboard cutouts of Hilary, Bernie and Obama and everyone wanted to take selfies with them. I had thought about getting a Trump piñata (you can order them online HERE ) but didn’t.
Everyone in town was there and everyone came by. John Fullerton, Linda Atkins, Matt Owen sporting an “I LIke Eureka ” ballcap, Kim Bergel helping exhibitors find their spaces. We registered several newbies to Humboldt including a nice couple from Mariposa. The kids in the booth next to us were from Teen Challenge and if they do everything as competently as they do their tri tip sandwiches I can see why people hire them. I’m not a big meat eater but their sandwich was delicious.
Bob and Pam Service, Sylvia Scott, Peggy Dickinson and Jon Yalcinkaya registered voters. I had one man ask where he could see the candidates’ debates in view of the fact that he didn’t own a TV, or have access to the internet. I asked him to call the Democratic HQ (445-3366) since we will surely have a showing. It was a good day.