(L-R) DRC Rotarians Nate Ersig, Alan Lerstrom, and Don Arendt staging this year's Nordic Fest Parade float
The Decorah Rotary Club (DRC) continued its traditional participation in Nordic Fest, hosted in Decorah on July 22-24 2021. The "Cheers Internationally" float theme, along with the bead give-aways and the renowned DRC T-shirt cannon, were thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated by the multitude of parade watchers.
Our club thanks those who participated in the design, construction, and operation of this year's float: Don Arendt, Darrell Branhagen, Ward Budweg, Shannon Duncan, Nate Ersig, Alan Lerstrom, Jorga Folkedahl, Stephanie Folkedahl, Ivan Hackman, Jeff Tomlinson, Ivan Hackman, Tina Hall, Kelly Reagan, and Uwe Rudolph. Special thanks to Alan for the design inspiration, Ward for providing the construction venue, and Don, Shannon, Nate, Alan, Steph, Jeff, and Tina for their participation in the parade.
Photo Credit: Gary Mineart