Save the date: Saturday October 15 for the Party on the NoBo Side, an all-day event to support NewBo business that were on the “wet side” of the flood wall, including Bo Macs Pizza,Tornado’s Grub and Pub, Bo Town Amphitheater, Mad Modern and Kickstand.

The party starts at 11:00 a.m. and lasts until 2:00 a.m. It’s all ages until 10 p.m. when the music stops, and then 21 and older.

Plans include having food vendors, drinks, live music, silent auction, a bake sale and several bands.

There will be no advance ticket sales. Instead, a Free Will Donation at the Gate will be set up to encourage attendees to give. All money will be split between the four businesses to help in their recovery efforts.

If you are interested in participating or donating to the event, please see the following information taken from their Facebook page:

Live music and production: Jennifer Taylor or Kelly Jo Steil with BLITZCREEK 319-775-2693 or email:

Donations:Tina Rops 319-531-6793 or Chelsea Jordan 319-409-2424 or visit the facebook group a this link below

Media Contact : Dakota Crosswhite 319-310-5011 or Jessi Hoffmann 563-419-6884

Social Media Updates: Dakota Crosswhite 319-310-5011

Bake Sale donations: Tonya Slaughter 319-431-2788 or Karsin Lederle 319-431-6889

Food Vendors: Shannon Santee 319-491-0149 or Dakota Crosswhite 319-310-5011

General Inquiries: You may ask anyone of us or Jessi Hoffmann 563-419-6884

Please visit the Go Fund Me Page Ran By Dakota Crosswhite, this money will be presented to the Tornados family and other businesses on October 15th!

The owners of these businesses want to thank you all for your kind words and support while they recover from the flood.

[source: Facebook]