On Saturday, May 30th 2020, we took a Jeep ride downtown Selah to see the cruising vehicles and see some friends. We got there a little early but First Street had a lot of people and cars out already. We ran the cruise route a few times to get photos before stopping to see friends. About the time we got photos of the cars that were parked, a big storm came though with high wind, lightening, and rain. We had to cut things short since we left the Jeep doors at home and the rain was blowing through the Jeep along with other things. Driving by the Selah Downtown Association office, we almost got hit by what looked to be a political sign. We stopped at Red Roster to let our friends know we were heading home. Everyone there was packing up to get out of the weather.
We headed home in the wind and rain. As we pulled into the driveway the rain turn into a downpour. We lucked out there.
We hope to see everyone next Saturday in Selah if all works out.
On Saturday, May 23rd 2020, we went to the Yakima Speedway for “Americanism: A Call to Action” to support our American Freedoms. There were many great speakers and many booths. It was a great time.
We were going to sell food during the event. Our Yakima County Health Temporary Food Permit that was issued earlier in the week was pulled around 6 PM the night before. Of course after we had bought products to sell. We were told the event might be a large number of people there and Governor Inslee has not gave permission to have big gatherings. We were told if we worked this event, that we were in jeopardy of ever getting a food permit again. The Yakima County Health Department said they would return our permit fees. We still have to eat the cost of the Food Truck’s insurance we put on for that week and all the food we did not get to sell.
We have been a food vendor for over five years and do by the food vendor rules. Since the commissary kitchen we were using was sold, we have to get temporary permits until we find another commissary kitchen to get a annual permit. That is why we got a Yakima County Health Temporary Food Permit to sell food at this event. Governor Inslee has not made a rule against us serving take out. It is legal for us to set up where we were going to vend at anytime with the owners permission as long as we have a permit. Just like any other business location around. There is no law against us serving Take-Out to the public.
From the Event Page: AMERICANISM: The love which American citizens have to their own country, or the preference of its interests. ~1828 Webster’s Dictionary
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PATRIOTIC MUSIC-VET PRESENTATION-WORSHIP
We have speakers, both elected and unelected, for encouragement, education, and guidance.
Some of our speakers include: MC: Marty McClendon, Pastor/Patriot and co-host of ‘Eyes on Washington’ Past Yakima Farm Bureau President, Frank Lyall Retired Naval Commander, Steve McLaughlin (LDRS) NFIB Past Chair and small business owner, Mark Peterson Liberty State Leaders Dani Bolyard-Sue Pearson-Steve Edwards Valley Covenant Community Church Pastor Matt Bower Restore Washington’s Mike McKee Timber Unity’s Todd Stoffel Center for Self Governance-Mark Herr and Pam Leslie Matthew Hayward, Freedom Foundation Loren Culp, Vet and author of American Cop, Recipient of CSPOA Chief of the Decade Award Sheriff Bob Songer, Klickitat County, Recipient of the CSPOA Sheriff of the Year Award Chief Roger Morningstar, Morton, started youth ‘Our Constitution Rocks’ training program and ‘We the Kids’ board member. Tim Lantrip, Selah small business owner and former pastor
Here are some photos of Americanism – A Call to Action:
On Friday, May 8th, 2020, Yakima had unofficial cruise night just for the fun of it. The cruise started off at the Yakima Speedway and ran Yakima Ave for the evening. Yakima Valley Alliance was tailgating on Naches Ave. Liberty State also set up a information booth.