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WORTHINGTON — To put it simply, Skip Boman is passionate about windsurfing. Boman, who has traveled around the globe in pursuit of the perfect wave, is in Worthington this week for the first time to take part in the 20th annual Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival. It was a long trip for Boman — he drove 25 hours in his van from the San Francisco, Calif. Bay Area — but it’s an adventure he wasn’t going to miss.
WORTHINGTON — After a soaking spring, it’s easy to crave the warm temperatures and refreshing breezes of summer. Those conditions would be absolutely perfect to organizers of the Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival, which is set to kick off Thursday in Worthington and continue through the weekend.
WORTHINGTON — For the fourth time in its celebrated 20-year existence, the Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival will serve as host for the US WIndsurfing National Championships. Worthington was last home to the national championships in 2014, and US WIndsurfing President Jerome Samson recalls it well.
WORTHINGTON — Whether Kenton Meier is riding on his own or as part of a group, he’s always up for a good bike ride, Next Saturday will present an idea opportunity to join Meier, as the 13th annual Regatta Bike Ride will take place. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at Centennial Park, and the ride for each of the three routes — seven miles, 15 miles and 30 miles — will start rolling at 9 a.m.
WORTHINGTON — This year’s Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival may feature a nationally known headliner on Saturday night, but that day’s other bands are definitely no slouch. Taking the Sailboard Beach stage at 4 p.m. Saturday will be Mojo Monks, a high-energy band that plays classic rock, pop and modern country. They’ll be followed at 7 p.m. by Capitol Sons, which bills itself on its website as “a heart-on-your-sleeve rock band from Minneapolis.”
WORTHINGTON — For the second year in a row, a top-selling country music artist is headlining the lineup on the Sailboard Beach stage for the Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival.
WORTHINGTON — When the Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival first took place in 2000, organizers were confident they had the makings of a local success story on their hands. Now, as the festival celebrates its 20th anniversary — this year’s edition is set for June 6-9 and includes, for the fourth time, the US Windsurfing Association National Championships — it has transformed into one of the region’s most anticipated summer celebrations.
WORTHINGTON — For nearly 80 years, members of the Worthington Garden Club have gathered together to share what one might call horticultural happiness. On Sept. 11, 1939, the club was officially founded by six women — Ida Langseth, Emma Langseth, Mrs. J.V. Westerland, Mrs. Paul Millard, Mrs. F.C. Beatty and Mrs. Otto Mahlberg. It still remains strong today, with 23 regular members and six honorary members.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Hy-Vee has a whole new look and multiple features, and the store plans to celebrate its many changes with what’s being promoted as a “re-grand opening.” Store Director DeWayne McIntyre said the re-grand opening event will continue Thursday for the next three weeks, with special sales in place for the Thursday through Sunday of each week.
WORTHINGTON — This year’s Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival T-shirt is now available for purchase at the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce. This year’s shirt was designed by Jessica Pass, graphics manager at The Globe, and printed by J & H Screen Printing of Worthington This year’s 20th annual festival will take place June 6-9 on Sailboard Beach and include, for the fourth time, the US Windsurfing Championships.