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The Freedom Fest Committee sponsors a 1/2 mile Fun Run around beautiful Wiley Park for all children under the age of ten, followed by a 5K Run/Walk with eleven (11) age divisions, splits at every mile, clock and chronomix at start and finish. Volunteers provide water along the course and refreshments after the race...
Ryan Olson, with the help of Troop 143, tranforms a walkway in downtown Galva, thereby completing the requirements for Eagle Scout.
The City's tribute to the victims of the 11 September, 2001 attack. The tribute video is quite large and may require several minutes of buffering time before it begins to play.
Galva's centennial celebration video, due to length, has been broken into two parts. Part I can be viewed here. Part II can be viewed by returning to the video gallery and clicking on "1954 Part II"...
Galva's centennial celebration video Part II. To view Part I, return to the video gallery and click on "1954 Part I"...
The highlight of the Freedom Fest celebration is the fireworks finale...
Galva turns out to celebrate Independence from the British Crown Day!
On 20 August and 11 September, 2009, Galva welcomed home its troops...
On 1 February, 2013, Resident Artist Jordan Murray, accompanied by Martin Gutzmer and David Dyer, visited the Hot Scotsmen Fine Art Foundry in Peoria, Illinois, to watch the pouring of Murray's latest bronze bust in his Famous Galvans series: George Fitch.
Several faculty members and students from neighboring Bradley University were also in attendance.
While there, Murray discussed with the Foundry plans to apply a patina to another bronze, and all were invited to explore the Foundry and admire some other fine pieces the Foundry had poured and was finishing (e,g,, the dolphins and the bronze of Ronald Reagan as a boy).
The City of Galva is pleased that the Galva Lions Club has chosen to sponsor the Abilities Plus Annual Award Banquet in beautiful Wiley Park each year.
The Galva Cemetery is one of the most beautiful and best kept in the country.
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