Big Run 150th celebration kicks off Thursday

Staff Writer

"Lets get this party started" is the call of the Big Run 150th Anniversary Celebration Committee, pictured in front of the War Memorial. Pictured (front row, from left) are Keith Hollopeter, secretary; Melody Hollopeter, cochair; Robin McKee, cochair; Sue Buchheit, treasurer; (middle row): Gina Welsh; Charlotte Hollopeter; Shirley Sharp; (back row): Wayne McKee; Joe Buterbaugh, Big Run Mayor; Bob Lott; and Jon MacAulay. The opening ceremony for the celebration will take place at the Big Run War Memorial on Thursday night at 7 p.m. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)