Walcott Truckers Jamboree scheduled for July 11-12

| 6/24/2002

The 2002 Walcott Truckers Jamboree will be held Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12 at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, Exit 284, in Walcott, IA. Admission and parking is free.

"The Jamboree is our way of saying thank you to all of the men and women in trucking that keep us and America in business," says Jack Horan, Iowa 80 Truckstop general manager.

The festivities are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m Thursday. Entertainment will include live country bands, featuring local favorites - Keep'n Tyme (formerly Big D's) and Dani Lynn Howe and Band (featuring Danielle Howe, co-host of the Quad Cities' WLLR morning show). Guests during the two-day event can also enjoy Iowa pork chops, over 180 exhibits, carnival games, Trucker Olympics, Truckers' Best Friend Pet Contest, an antique truck display, and the Super Truck Beauty Contest.