Fun at the Shrine Circus

StoryImage( ‘/Images/Story//Auto-img-118175356319887.jpg’, ‘Photo by Sara Harrilchak’, ‘A lion performs a balancing act June 9 at the Shrine Circus. The Three-Ring Shrine Circus, in its 56th annual run, was presented June 8-10 at Tebala Shrine Temple of Rockford. The event was hosted by Ringmaster Peter Sturgis with the assistance of celebrity ringmasters Dana Arquilla from WTVO, Loves Park Mayor Darryl Lindberg, Mark Henderson of WIFR, Captain Jack of WXRX, Doug McDuff of WNTA, Denise Pagano of Q98, Machesney Park Mayor Linda Vaughn, Eric Nefstead of WTVO and J.B. Love of WZOK. Tebala Shrine Temple of Rockford is an affiliate of the Shriners of North America, an international fraternity of approximately half a million members. The organization is best known for supporting Shriners Hospitals for Children, a network of 22 hospitals that provide the highest-quality care at no cost to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and certain other special health care needs. For more information, visit or’);

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