Zip City Saturday Night – Fun, Food, Family!

By  | July 9, 2018 | Filed under: News

ZIP CITY – A little bit of rain didn’t stop the intrepid residents of North Lauderdale County from going to the monthly shindig over in Zip City. It’s a charming throwback to those simpler times, when families and friends would meet up and throw horse shoes, eat some BBQ and listen to some music.  The event is held to help raise money for the Zip City Volunteer Fire Department.

And sometimes it would rain. Just like it did Saturday. but that didn’t stop the festivities. No sir-ree! The rain cleared and the band, The Butler Creek Boys, started playing.

Jerry Clemons. Sonja Clemmons, Johnny Mack Morrow

There was a special ceremony to honor the return home of the Alabama National Guard’s 115th Signal Battalion from their tour of duty in Afghanistan. Also, a special commission was awarded from Governor Kay Ivey to Jerry Clemons of Zip City as an Honorary Colonel in the State Militia. State Representative, Johnny Mack Morrow presented Mr. Clemons with the certificate. Governor Kay Ivey commissioned Jerry Clemons of Zip City an Honorary Colonel in the State Militia.

The Quad Cities Daily captured the event inphotos and we present them to you here:

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One Response to Zip City Saturday Night – Fun, Food, Family!

  1. shirleyneese July 9, 2018 at 2:01 pm

    Shirley Neese was there and enjoyed the Butler Creek Band and BBQ. Steve Holt Mayor of Florence also attented in the rain !!!

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