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Fair parade seeks entries
Kiwanis event set for Oct. 21
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Lindsay Atany rides hands-free as Chelsea Williams, front, steers a bicycle-built-for-two for Colonial House of Flowers during the 2012 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Parade. - photo by SCOTT BRYANT/file
For almost two decades, the annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair has been preceded by a parade through downtown Statesboro. Beauty queens, classic cars, local dignitaries, clowns, dance groups, bands and colorful floats draw a crowd that lines downtown Statesboro’s Main streets to watch.Statesboro Kiwanis Club member Charles Sheets, who has been parade chairman for the past few years, said he hopes a record number of people and units will participate in this year’s parade, which will step off at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21.The parade begins at the intersection of North Main and East Olliff streets and will meander along North and South Main streets to Fair Road. The parade ends at the intersection of Fair Road and Zetterower Avenue.“The parade is the opening event for the weeklong fair that follows.
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