RIVERSIDE – Trek-Fest is on.
Riverside’s Star Trek-themed summer event was in jeopardy for the past month after the Riverside City Council voted not to give $10,000 to the Riverside Area Community Club, which organizes the festival. But organizers announced that they’ve secured enough donations to move forward. The weekend-long festival celebrates the city’s billing as the future birthplace of Capt. James T. Kirk.
‘Due to community support, TrekFest will go on,’ said Ken McCracken, president of the Riverside Area Community Club.
Earlier this month, the Mindbridge Foundation – an Eastern Iowa-based non-profit which organizes science fiction, animé and gaming projects – approved a $5,000 donation to TrekFest organizers. Iowa River