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University of Jamestown students and community members participate in the annual Community Block Party in this 2013 file photo. Sun file photo / John M. Steiner

Block Party expanding; committee seeking more sign-ups for block party


Party time is drawing near for the University of Jamestown and locals too, as the annual Community Block Party continues to expand and attract new participants.

“We’re always looking for booths,” said Lisa Hicks, executive director of the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce, part of the committee organizing the Block Party.

The event is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, in downtown Jamestown.

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Kari Lucin
Kari Lucin joined the Grand Forks Herald as a multimedia producer in August 2014. Previously, she worked for a few years at the Jamestown Sun in Jamestown, N.D., as a staff writer, and prior to that, for about six years as staff writer and later online content coordinator, at the Daily Globe in Worthington, Minn. A graduate of Jackson County Central High School and Augsburg College, she has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English. Find more of her writing at her blog, Oh Look, a Shiny Thing! or on Twitter at @karilucin.
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