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Scotch Plains-Fanwood Memorial Day Parade Float Contest Announced

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Community groups are encouraged to enter the Memorial Day Parade Float Contest. Prizes are awarded to the top three entrants. Credits: John Mooney
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Memorial Day Parade leaves from Scotch Plains and ends in downtown Fanwood. Credits: Brian Horton
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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Plans for the 2017 Scotch Plains-Fanwood Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 29) are now underway. This year’s Parade Float Contest will be included in this year’s will return. Any organization that would like to enter a float, please contact Bob LaCosta  blacosta@scotchplainsnj.com to obtain a float submission form.

Prizes will be awarded for the top three floats: 1st Place $750.00; 2nd Place $500.00; 3rd Place $300.00.

Memorial Day pays tribute to American military personnel of all wars who made the ultimate sacrifice by giving their lives in service to our country. The public's participation will honor these fallen heroes and contribute to the success of the parade.

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The theme for the 2017 parade is “They Gave Their Tomorrows… For Our Todays.”  Scotch Plains-Fanwood community groups will recognize the dedication, commitment and sacrifice of members of our Armed Forces who have defended our nation and continue to protect our country.

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