Yesterday I went to Shipwreck Beads and volunteered to help them break the Guinness World Record for the longest strand of beads. My sister told me about this event and invited me to come. Many volunteers showed up to the event, and we went to work stringing plastic pony beads. There were film crews and a radio station recording the event, and many important people in the city of Lacey were there officiating, such as the Mayor and chief of police.
The record to break was 1439.9 feet, it was set in Maryland, Oct. 30th. (Thank you Nicole for the research!) Shipwreck's goal was to reach a half mile. The record was broken at 3469 feet.