Green Creek Heritage Festival seeks parade participants

Published 3:49 pm Wednesday, August 18, 2010

This year the Green Creek Heritage Festival parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 11. Event organizers say the parade has been a wonderful success and an event everyone looks forward to. Churches, civic organizations, clubs, scout troops, etc. are encouraged to participate in this parade.

If your group would like to participate in the parade contact Francine Costner at 863-4065. In honor of Patriot Day, Grand Marshall this year will be retired Polk County firemen and policemen. United States military veterans are also asked to contact Costner to walk or ride in the parade.

Local fire departments will be in the parade and afterward they will compete in the Firemens Barrel Roll Competition at 12 p.m. Last years winner was Green Creek Volunteer Fire Department. Area fire departments are encouraged to take part in this competition by contacting Tarrence Randolph at 863-2340.

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For information and/or driving directions contact Krista Haynes, festival chairman at 828-863-4367. Free admission and free parking. Handicap parking is available and all areas are handicapped accessible. No pets, outside solicitation or food vendors are allowed at the festival.