Dave  Lasayko from Portage chats with Jim lounsbury who hosted Chicago Bandstand.

Sept.  13, 1998. Jim Dandy's Diner in Portage Indiana.

This was only part of the crowd.  It was estimated over 5000 people attended this event throughout the day. I have a DVD of the event. Great memories. 
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From the left, Ron Oaks Jim Dandy O'Kelly, Bryan O'Kelly,  ? Stacy Hood, Tonya and Linda O'Kelly.

Tori Jones, granddaughter of Bob and Ruth Jones of Portage. Owners of B.J.s coins.

Ruth Jones-Mayor Sammy Mayetta and Linda Lu. Bill Johnson on the music machine.