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.