Hillsboro hosts cruise and movie night for town and Tabor students

On Saturday, Aug. 12, as part of the Chamber’s cruise night and movie night, there was a welcome back block party for Tabor students in front of City Hall. Community members were also welcome to participate in the block party. There was be a dunk tank, water games with the Hillsboro Fire Department and an opportunity for businesses to engage with students with to promote their businesses and find student workers.

Community members and Tabor students alike appeared to enjoy the events of the evening. Tabor welcomed back 153 freshmen and 41 transfers and some of their athletes who were already back also attended. The town showed up as well to show off their old cars or even just ride bikes through Main Street. There were lots of treats from popcorn to funnel cake and then everyone settled in to watch the movie when it got dark.

Photos by Brendan Green

Tabor College encouraged students to attend Hillsboro’s Cruise and movie night as part of their new student orientation. Many students participated and enjoyed the events.

Hillsboro City Administrator Matt Stiles was a good sport and took a turn in the dunk tank.
A happy girl enjoys knocking Assistant Chief of Police Randy Brazil into the dunk tank at the city block party on Saturday night.
Hillsboro Chief of Police Jessey Hiebert and Hillsboro City Administrator Matt Stiles (fresh from the dunk tank) enjoy the activities on Saturday night at the Hillsboro cruise night, block party and movie.
College students and community members showed up to check out the activities on Saturday night in Hillsboro. The next cruise night will be Sept. 10.

College students and community members showed off various vehicles from bikes to older cars at the cruise night in Hillsboro on Saturday night. The next cruise night will be Sept. 10.

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