It's time to once again do the Pumpkin Promenade.
The cousins are hard at work, oblivious to the drone of zipping front loaders and forklifts around them. Hands and fingers fly in blurrying speed, folding the corners of the thick corrugated cards that would be the lids of the giant boxes where dozens of the colorful gourds are packed and then loaded into waiting delivery trucks.
The 28th annual Manteca Pumpkin Fair is seeking entrants for three contests - baking/cooking with pumpkin, pumpkin carving and making a scarecrow.
Yosh Mataga started out working at his local grocery store in the produce department. Being young and starting a family of his own, he later decided to further his education and go into computer programming. Yosh got an office job helping with the computers and accounting for an auto dealership in the Los Angeles area. The Sales Manager of the dealership saw that Yosh was an intelligent, hard working person so he asked Yosh to become partners with him in a new business venture. They purchased an Oldsmobile Buick Dealership in Lodi on the corner of Lodi Ave. and Sacramento ...
More than $540,000 has been pumped into community non-profits thanks to the Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair that returns the weekend of Oct. 1-2 to downtown Manteca.
By DENNIS WYATT
A partial list of organizations that have benefited from Pumpkin Fair funds raised by the Sunrise Kiwanis during the past 27 years:
Don't expect to see pumpkin wine again anytime soon at a Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair.
There is an event that is as much a part of the Manteca Pumpkin Fair as the street fair but is not as high profile.
The 27th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair is not just about having a good time.
Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis has been helping out other local non-profit organizations through the Pumpkin Fair by hiring them to help out with the Pumpkin Fair.
The Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis will host their 2nd Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner this year.
The search is on for Manteca's Great Pumpkin carver.
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