GOST Photo Gallery

By most accounts the North Baltimore Good Ole SummerTime Day Festival was a success. The weather was hot and dry with a breeze keeping the air moving for the most part, most of the day. Good crowds came out to enjoy the many events, happenings, displays, programs, groups, games, rides, food and most of all the fireworks!

Here is a sampling of photos from the day. We plan to post additional photos along with the results from the various events as they become available or are submitted  (EMAIL:   editor@thenbxpress.com).

Click on a photo to enlarge (photos by JP Miklovic)

NB Chamber Thanks GOST Financial Sponsors

The North Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce is the General Sponsor and Organizer of the Good Old SummerTime (GOST) Day Festival (and THAT IS the official name) AND The NB Fireworks. We could not put on the events that we do, with out the financial support of our sponsors!!! Without them, and without NEW sponsors, GOST and the NB Fireworks DO NOT happen!

The North Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce is the General Sponsor and Organizer of the Good Old SummerTime (GOST) Day Festival (and THAT IS the official name) AND The NB Fireworks. We could not put on the events that we do, with out the financial support of our sponsors!!! Without them, and without NEW sponsors, GOST and the NB Fireworks DO NOT happen!

GOST 2015 Mortar Tube 2
Gary Hafner – owner of KaBoom! Enterprises, the fireworks contractor, check the connections for the BIG mortar shot.
GOST 2015 KaBoom set-up
KaBoom! shot a super show for GOST 2015 – Thank You!!! (photos of the show and maybe a video in a future story).

Here are the financial sponsors, that you should support and thank, for the GOST:

ELITE Sponsor –

Reineke Family Dealerships

 

GOLD Sponsors –

NB Eagles Aerie #2633

NB American Legion Post #539

 

SILVER Sponsors –

Bob Kelley Chevrolet Buick

Millstream Area Credit Union

First Federal Bank

DS Brown

Briar Hill Health Campus

Jack Patterson Family

Propane, Inc

 

BRONZE Sponsors – 
Don H. Miller Insurance Agency
Smith-Crates Funeral Home
Hancock Wood Electric
Brad’s Body Shop
Huntington Bank
Gerdeman Insurance Agency
North Baltimore Marathon
Gregg Glamm, DDS
Thompson & Callejas, Attys.
Frank’s Fries/Cindy’s Concessions

 

Event Sponsors – 
Clouse Construction
The North Baltimore News
Mike Julien

 

“In-Kind” (traded services) –
Patterson Sanitation
ROAD ID
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 If you or your business would like to financially support GOST 2016 – EMAIL the NB Area Chamber of Commerce:  nbacc284@gmail.com – – – TODAY!!!

 

GOST Photos and Results are in Progress!!!

Getting the day started right with the Star-Spangled Banner and the Raising of the Stars & Stripes, followed by a Blessing!

Getting the day started right with the Star-Spangled Banner and the Raising of the Stars & Stripes, followed by a Blessing!

Cub Scout Flag raising
NB Cub Scout Pack 372 raising the flag.

 

photos by Lindsay Zeigler

Check back for lots more photos and results and stories! Also, if you have a photo to share, consider emailing to editor@thenbxpress.com!

Powell Show Choir pose
The NB Powell Elementary Show Choir sang the Star Spangled Banner

Tune to 88.1 at 8:10 am for GOST Interview

The “Morning Show” on WBGU Radio – 88.1 FM will be interviewing the Chairman of the North Baltimore Good Ole Summertime Festival this morning – Tune In!

The “Morning Show” on WBGU Radio – 88.1 FM will be interviewing the Chairman of the North Baltimore Good Ole Summertime Festival this morning – Tune In!

Clint Corpe the host of the BG Chamber sponsored program, “The Morning Show”, will be chatting with JP Miklovic at 8:10 am, about all of the Saturday, July 25th happenings!

To: NORTH BALTIMORE BUSINESSES & RESIDENTS

To: NORTH BALTIMORE BUSINESSES & RESIDENTS – – – From: NORTH BALTIMORE AREA CHAMBER of COMMERCE – GOST COMMITTEE – – – Re: SET-UP SCHEDULE: GOOD OLE SUMMERTIME FESTIVAL (GOST) – – – ROAD CLOSURES & PARKING RESTRICTIONS LISTED

To: NORTH BALTIMORE BUSINESSES & RESIDENTS
From: NORTH BALTIMORE AREA CHAMBER of COMMERCE – GOST COMMITTEE
Date: 7/17/2015
Re: SET-UP SCHEDULE: GOOD OLE SUMMERTIME FESTIVAL (GOST)

The Good Ole Summertime Festival is set for ‘THE LAST SATURDAY IN JULY”- July 25th.

Set-up for the festival will begin Friday, July 24, at approximately Noon, depending on the vendor or event. At that time, streets, alleys and certain other areas will begin to be closed off to “thru traffic”.

Friday evening, Food vendors will begin setting up on North Main Street – from Broadway to the alley by the Historical Center. North Main Street to Walnut will be closed as needed.

The Beer Tent will be set up on East Broadway from the East Alley to Main Street. The scheduled time is approximately Noon or after. Access to the Post Office will be maintained until 5:00.

The 5K Run will set up on West Broadway north of the Huntington Bank, Friday evening. Time varies.

At 6:00, Flea Market vendors will begin set-up on North Main Street from Broadway south to the tracks.

At Noon, Friday –  Rides will begin set-up on South Main from The 4–way (State St) to Water Street.

On Saturday a Military Vehicle Display will be in the Food Center Parking Lot (NW corner State and Main). West State will be closed from The 4 –way to the West Alley. They will set-up Saturday morning. This space may be used for overflow vendors and displays.

The North Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce would like to provide you with this festival set-up schedule and map to help us all avoid as much inconvenience as possible. Friday afternoon festival vendors will be coming into town and some events will begin set-up on Friday evening. We realize there may be some disruption to you, your customers’ and/or your deliveries normal traffic flow. We hope that with this advance notice, we can work together to show North Baltimore in the best possible light.

If you have any questions or concerns call: JP (Jeff) Miklovic at 419-581-9629 or email jpmiklovic@hotmail.com.

Thank you in advance for your help and cooperation!
JP Miklovic
President, NBACC

GOST 2015 Sponsors

GOST 2015 Schedule of Events

The North Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce Good Ole Summertime Day Festival Celebration is Saturday!!! Here is the up-to-date schedule of events.

The North Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce Good Ole Summertime Day Festival Celebration is Saturday!!! Here is the up-to-date schedule of events.

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MUSIC AT THE GAZEBO

POWELL ELEMENTARY SHOW CHOIR (National Anthem) Gazebo Area
NBHS MARCHING BAND WITH NBHS CHEERLEADERS Gazebo Area
ONE-A-CHORD A Cappella (50-60’s Doo-Wop) Gazebo
THE CHARDON POLKA BAND (Polka with an Attitude) Gazebo

KIDS & YOUTH EVENTS

PET SHOW Gazebo – Sponsored by: The North Baltimore News
DIAPER DERBY Millstream CU parking lot – Sponsored by: Briar Hill Health Campus
HOOP CONTEST Millstream CU parking lot – Sponsored by: Briar Hill Health Campus
YOUTH CORN HOLE Millstream CU parking lot – Sponsored by: The North Baltimore Rotary club
KIDS DRAG RACING (Hot Wheels) @CAR SHOW 12 – 2 PM N Main St & Walnut – Sponsored by: The Red Show Society BG
KIDS ZONE OPEN 12- 4 PM NB Library Lawn – Sponsored by: NB Local Schools and NB Public Library
BIG WHEEL RACE Millstream CU parking lot – Sponsored by: Millstream Area Credit Union
PEDAL PULL RACE Millstream CU parking lot – Sponsored by: Franks Fries/Cindy Concession, Elmwood FFA

GENERAL EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

GOLF TOURNAMENT Birch Run Golf Club – Sponsored by: The NBHS Alumni Association

FLAG RAISING by North Baltimore Cub Scout Troop #372

OPENING PRAYER by Pastor Jon Rhinehart, Praise Chapel, PCG

5K – JACK PATTERSON MEMORIAL RUN Main & Broadway – Hosted by: The NBLS Track Program

CRAFT/FLEA MARKET OPEN Downtown

FLOWER SHOW REGISTRATION NB Library

NB HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN 10 AM-12 PM Across from NB Library

MILITARY VEHICLE DISPLAY 10 AM – ? Main St at Railroad Tracks – Courtesy of: John and Jack Cheney, North Baltimore

D & D Amusements RIDES OPEN S Main St

FOOD VENDORS & CONCESSIONS OPEN Downtown

NBACC 50-50 BOOTH OPEN Main & Broadway

BEER GARDEN OPENS at Noon – E Broadway – Sponsored by: The North Baltimore Fire Department

CHARITY CAR SHOW OPEN N Main St – Sponsored by: The Red Shoe Society benefitting the Ronald McDonald House of NW Ohio

BINGO OPEN 1 PM – 6 PM NB Fire Hall – Sponsored by: The NB Music Boosters

BBQ CHICKEN DINNERS (2 PM UNTIL GONE) NB FOE #2633 (N Main) – Sponsored by: NB FOE Women’s Auxiliary

ADULT CORN HOLE Millstream CU parking lot – Sponsored by: The North Baltimore Rotary Club

9:00 pm ———– 50-50 WINNERS ANNOUNCED Gazebo

10:00 pm – FIREWORKS AT THE PARK
Sponsored in part by REINEKE FAMILY DEALERSHIPS,
NB AM. LEGION POST #539, AND NB EAGLES AERIE #2633

GOST 2015 Sponsors

GOST Pet Show Set

The North Baltimore Good Ole Summertime Pet Show will be held again this year! Kids 4 – 12 are invited to bring their pets to the gazebo Saturday Morning, July 25.

The North Baltimore Good Ole Summertime Pet Show will be held again this year! Kids 4 – 12 are invited to bring their pets to the gazebo Saturday Morning, July 25.

GOST Pet Show

 

 When: Saturday July 25, 2015

Time: 10:00 am

Registration: 9:30 am

Where: Gazebo at Main and E. Broadway

RULES                                                                                            

  • Pet Owner Entrants must be 4-12 years of age to enter.
  • Entrants must fill out an entry form AND receive a number to qualify
  • Numbers must be worn by pet or owners.

GOST 5K Pre – Registration Deadline Wednesday

Pre-Registration – Deadline – July 15, 2015

Pre-Registration – Deadline – July 15, 2015

GOST 5K registration Form 2015
Click on form to ENLARGE – then RIGHT Click to Print – Or pick-up NBACC Office at Miller Insurance

Pre-Registration:
Before July 15th – $15.00 with T-shirt ~ $10.00 without T-shirt
After July 15th and Day of Race – $15.00
Parent Signature (required if under the age of 18)
GOOD OLE SUMMERTIME 5K RUN – Jack Patterson Memorial Run – JULY 25, 2015
5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles)
Kids Fun Run (1 mile)
RACE INFORMATION
Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time: Main 5K Run/Walk Begins at 9:00 am
Time: Kids 1M Fun Run Immediately following the finish of the 5K race
Place: Downtown North Baltimore
Course: Begins and ends at the intersection of Broadway and Main
(adjacent to the North Baltimore Fire Station)
Refreshments and Awards will follow the race
Full race results can be found at www.nbacc.org and www.findlaystriders.com
Top Three place winners named. All runners are eligible for door prizes.
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Registration: Begins at 7:30 am (by Fire Station)
Pre-Registration
Deadline
July 15, 2015
Pre-Registration:
Before July 15th
$15.00 with T-shirt ~ $10.00 without T-shirt
After July 15th and Day
of Race
$15.00
Kids Fun Run- 1 Mile $10.00 with T-shirt ~ $5.00 without T-shirt
Age Groups 10 and Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over
Additional Information at www.nbacc.org
Contact: Send Entries to: Make Checks Payable to:
Kathi Bucher
419-257-2124 (leave msg)
nbacc284@gmail.com
North Baltimore Chamber of Commerce or NBACC
GOST-5K
PO Box 284 ~ North Baltimore, OH 45872
North Baltimore Chamber of Commerce
(NBACC)

NORTH BALTIMORE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Hosted By:
THE
NORTH
BALTIMORE
TRACK PROGRAM

GOST 50 – 50 Raffle EARLY BIRD Drawing Tomorrow!

Good Ole Summertime Festival – July 25, 2015

50-50 RAFFLE DRAWING being held

First EARLY BIRD Drawing will be JULY 15th for $25 and your ticket goes back in the pot for the big drawing

Get your tickets NOW at the following locations in NB:

Good Ole Summertime Festival – July 25, 2015

50-50 RAFFLE DRAWING being held

First EARLY BIRD Drawing will be JULY 15th for $25 and your ticket goes back in the pot for the big drawing

GOST 2015 50-50 Raffle flyer

Get your tickets NOW at the following locations in NB:

Sisters Junction, Main St, NB
Cyber Solutions, Main St, NB
NB Village Office, Main St, NB
NBACC Office, NB, E Broadway, NB

(See flyer for location addresses)

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See you at the Festival!

Chicken BBQ on GOST at the Eagle’s Club

The North Baltimore Eagles Women’s Auxiliary will be hosting a Chicken BBQ Dinner and 50/50 Raffle for NB’s Good Ole Summertime Day on Saturday, July 25. These benefits will help fund the Eagle’s Community Children’s Events (including the Community Easter Egg Hunt and Community Christmas).

The North Baltimore Eagles Women’s Auxiliary will be hosting a Chicken BBQ Dinner and 50/50 Raffle for NB’s Good Ole Summertime Day on Saturday, July 25. These benefits will help fund the Eagle’s Community Children’s Events (including the Community Easter Egg Hunt and Community Christmas).

Eagle Aux GOST BBQ flyer

NB Historical Center to OPEN for GOST

NB’s past, displayed in the present, preserved for the future at the NBOAHS!

The North Baltimore Ohio Area Historical Society (NBOAHS), 229 North Main Street, will be open from 10:00 a.m to 12:00 noon on Good Old Summertime Day, Saturday, July 25.

The Military Exhibit has been expanded.

Dr. Albert G. Henry’s surgical instruments (recently donated by the Dr. Wm. Roberts family) are displayed. Dr. Henry served NB and the area from 1873 until 1916.

Twelve photos of “Main Street Through the Decades” are on the wall in the dining room.

Visit the garage as well.

NB’s past, displayed in the present, preserved for the future at the NBOAHS!