Author Archives: Cris Trapani

A Public Statement Regarding the REO Speedwagon Concert

As part of the 25th Anniversary of HerrinFesta Italiana, we were proud to bring rock legends REO Speedwagon to Herrin. With an all-new stage and Piazza, we were looking forward to a great evening. Unfortunately, weather caused the REO Speedwagon concert to be cut short. Any outdoor concert venue poses the risk of rain. Our […]

Oklahoma Tornado Relief

While we enjoy our concerts and events this weekend, we ask that everyone who visits HerrinFesta visit the Herrin Kroger parking lot and donate to disaster relief efforts for those affected by the recent tornado in Oklahoma. The Herrin Ministral Alliance has organized a truck of relief supplies to be delivered to those in need. […]

Remembering Our Fallen

Every year we get together for fun, food, and entertainment at HerrinFesta Italiana over the Memorial Day weekend. It’s all too easy to get caught up in the events and forget the reason for this holiday. Today, as you celebrate in your own way, remember our veterans, our fallen, and our men and women serving […]

A Message from the Festa President

Hello everyone, and thanks so much to all of you that are “pitching in” to help the Herrinfesta committee, Chamber of Commerce, Herrin Civic center and City of Herrin in our efforts to setup and proceed with Herrinfesta 2009! When the terrible storm hit us last week, it seemed like no one was spared it’s […]