All this month Kennedy Mall has been celebrating their 50th anniversary.

We were there a few weeks ago and Khi Shireman, the Marketing Director for Kennedy Mall was showing me a stack of scrapbooks and picture albums containing thousands of memories from the last 50 years.

It's amazing to look back and see the old fountain, arcades and other stores of Mall-past and to see how great the transformation to the current Mall has been.

Khi wanted to remind us that for the rest of the month they're hosting a coloring contest for kids. If you have a child ages 4 to 12, you can stop by Customer Service and grab the sheets that you can take home to decorate any way you want. Bring them back so they can be put on display for all the Kennedy Mall customers to see.

The coloring sheets will be broken down into three age groups and one winner will be selected from each, taking home a $50 Kennedy Mall gift card!

Coloring sheets available for the contest at Kennedy Mall

On Saturday, October 2nd, Kennedy Mall will be hosting a 50th anniversary party from noon to 5pm. There will be all kinds of fun for the whole family, including Marvel characters for the kids to interact with!

Keep an eye on the Kennedy Mall FACEBOOK PAGE and WEBSITE for other fun things coming up. (On Tuesdays they've been doing 'flashback photos' and trivia on the Facebook page that's been a lot of fun!)

Help celebrate this milestone event all month long with a classic Dubuque location!

~Chris Farber

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