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Despite downpour, tourists poured in for Awake the Lakes

May 29, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Into each life, a little rain must fall. But does it have to always happen during Rib Fest time?
That’s what Coni McKay, director of the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce was thinking when for the second straight year, a deluge of rain fell during the Rib Fest portion of Awake the Lakes on Saturday. Continue Reading

Summer’s here! Here are Awake the Lakes events

May 24, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Hello, summer!
Memorial Day weekend is viewed as the unofficial start of the summer season and the Alexandria lakes is brimming with ways to celebrate it. Continue Reading