Ravenna Ballon A-Fair seeks grand marshal

By Diane Smith | Staff Writer Published:

The Parade Committee of the Ravenna Balloon A-Fair is seeking nominations for the grand marshal of its 35th annual parade.

Each year, the parade committee selects the grand marshal from a pool of candidates that has been submitted by citizens of Ravenna. The candidate must be a community-minded Ravenna resident who has had a positive impact in the community. The committee asks that when nominating, that the reason and some background information be included.

The grand marshal will preside over the grand parade and all other festivities of the Balloon A-Fair festival, set for September 19 through 22, 2013.

Written nominations for grand marshal should be submitted no later than Feb. 8.

Mail to: Ravenna Balloon A-Fair, Attention, Parade Committee, P.O. Box 454, Ravenna, OH, 44266. For more information, call 330-296-3247.

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