soon be 'garage sales galore' in town
Platte City's annual community-wide garage sale event
is being sponsored by the Platte City Area Chamber of
Commerce/Economic Development Council. This year's event
will be Saturday, Sept. 7.
All area residents are welcome to participate. Registration
forms may be picked up at Leo's Country Mart and Cash
Saver, Mid-Continent Public Library or the Chamber/EDC
office located at 620 Third Street.
Businesses are also encouraged to participate. The Landmark
Newspaper will have its own sidewalk sale/garage sale
that morning beginning at 7 a.m. A few trinkets from around
the office will be offered for sale, including a limited
number of antique wooden printer's galleyswhich
are basically smaller versions of printer's typecase drawerssome
antique cans, an old chair or two, and some old-time wooden
See next week's paper for a more complete listing of
items in The Landmark's sale.
Community-wide garage sale entries must be submitted
to the Chamber of Commerce by Sept. 4 to be included on
the map. Information shown on the map includes the location
of the sale and three items of interest. Limited booth
space is available in front of Paxton School on 92 Highway
for those wishing to set up within city limits.
Indicate on the registration slip if you are interested
in a booth space. The entry free is $3 per address/booth
space. Make checks payable to the Platte City Chamber
Garage sale signs are permitted in yards only. They are
prohibited on poles and in right of ways. All signs illegally
placed will be removed and penalties applied by the City
of Platte City.
Maps, using the map and number system, will be available
showing the locations of the garage sales. Maps can be
purchased for $1 after 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6 at Country
Mart and Cash Saver.
Advertising will be available as an attachment to the
map. Call the chamber office at 858-5270 for details about
the community-wide garage sale.