Great Water Ball Race is June 22

By on May 15, 2019

Young Men’s Business League members Joe Klazas (left) and Ken Keener will be selling balls for the Great Water Ball Race during the Taste of Lititz June 7 as well as during 2nd Friday on the evening of June 14.

The Young Mens Business League of Lititz will hold The Great Water Ball Race June 22 at 9 a.m. in Lititz Springs Park.

The event is a fundraiser for the organization’s scholarship program, as well as for repairs and maintenance of their headquarters, located at 4 S. Broad St., Lititz.

Each year, the league awards two $1,000 scholarships to Warwick area students entering the business or technical field of study.

At the beginning of the race, balls will be dumped in the creek at the head end of the Lititz Springs Park. The end of race will be right before the springs it opens up at the lower end, right before the pool. First ball to cross the “finish line” wins $200. Second to cross wins $150. Third, fourth, and fifth place winners all receive $50.

Balls are $5 each and will be on sale at 2nd Friday in front of the Lititz Post Office on the evening of June 14. They will also be for sale during the Taste of Lititz event June 7.

Corporate sponsors for the event are Risser Poultry Inc. and Sauder’s Eggs. For more information, email Ken Keener at

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