Sand Creek Festival, Inc.

Sand Creek Festival, Inc.

About Us


Sand Creek Festival, Inc. is a 501c3 originated in 2017 in order to promote and establish fun, endearing and educational local community based events in the Newton, KS area.

Sand Creek Festival, Inc has supported the following charities indirectly by asking organizations and clubs to take an active part in the Sand Creek Summer Daze Festival. These charities include: Ember Hope, Heartspring, Paw It Forward, Lexi’s Lambs, the Movember Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, Red Dirt Military Moms, CASA. Heart to Heart, Knights of Columbus 976 Newton, Knights of Columbus 3114 – Clonmel-Schulte & Harvey County United Way.

Sand Creek Festival, Inc also uses its physical inventory and resources to help other local festivals and organizations which include: The Newton Kiwanis Club, Sedgwick Fall Festival, 2019 Newton High School Graduation Party and The Newton Recreation Commission


2018-19 Committee Members

Executive Committee

Chairman – Greg Hanson  B&B Lumber

Vice Chairman – Rick Toews  Midland National Bank

Secretary – Melody Spurney  Newton Convention & Visitors Bureau

Treasurer – Rod Kreie  Great Plains Bio-sciences Group

Media Director – Kevin Geraci  Visivo Agency


Sub Committee Members

Merresa Akers  – Midland National Bank

Michael Lunsford – Kemper Sports / Newton Meridian Center

Nate Regier – Next Element

Greg Nickel – City of Newton

Patrick Charlsen – Charlsen Insurance