Blowin’ up the balloon


Balloon pilot Joe Gingerich, of Plain City, inflates a balloon envelope Thursday evening at the All Ohio Balloon Fest in Marysville. The event, which wraps up Saturday at the Union County Airport, includes hot air balloon rides, live music and more. First held in 1975, the event attracts about 30,000 people each August, according to the festival’s website. All proceeds from the fest are donated to United Way of Union County. Gingerich’s balloon is named Solitary Freedom.

Balloon pilot Joe Gingerich, of Plain City, inflates a balloon envelope Thursday evening at the All Ohio Balloon Fest in Marysville. The event, which wraps up Saturday at the Union County Airport, includes hot air balloon rides, live music and more. First held in 1975, the event attracts about 30,000 people each August, according to the festival’s website. All proceeds from the fest are donated to United Way of Union County. Gingerich’s balloon is named Solitary Freedom.


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Balloon pilot Joe Gingerich, of Plain City, inflates a balloon envelope Thursday evening at the All Ohio Balloon Fest in Marysville. The event, which wraps up Saturday at the Union County Airport, includes hot air balloon rides, live music and more. First held in 1975, the event attracts about 30,000 people each August, according to the festival’s website. All proceeds from the fest are donated to United Way of Union County. Gingerich’s balloon is named Solitary Freedom.

Balloon pilot Joe Gingerich, of Plain City, inflates a balloon envelope Thursday evening at the All Ohio Balloon Fest in Marysville. The event, which wraps up Saturday at the Union County Airport, includes hot air balloon rides, live music and more. First held in 1975, the event attracts about 30,000 people each August, according to the festival’s website. All proceeds from the fest are donated to United Way of Union County. Gingerich’s balloon is named Solitary Freedom.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/31/2015/08/web1_JDG_3713a_-Balloon-Pilot-Joe-Gingerich-of-Plain-City_-Inflates-balloon-envelope.jpgBalloon pilot Joe Gingerich, of Plain City, inflates a balloon envelope Thursday evening at the All Ohio Balloon Fest in Marysville. The event, which wraps up Saturday at the Union County Airport, includes hot air balloon rides, live music and more. First held in 1975, the event attracts about 30,000 people each August, according to the festival’s website. All proceeds from the fest are donated to United Way of Union County. Gingerich’s balloon is named Solitary Freedom. Courtesy photo

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