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Grand marshall sought for first Railroad Days parade

The Fourth Annual Truckee Railroad Days is coming, and the new parade needs a grand marshall.

With the addition of a parade for Railroad Days this year, the committee will be taking applications for the parade grand marshall.

Candidates should have a strong connection with the local area. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17.

This year’s Railroad Days runs Friday, Sept. 7 to Sunday, Sept. 9.

Railroad Days this year promises to be bigger and better than ever, promise organizers. Features include the parade Saturday, train cars and other rolling stock, vendors, music, model train exhibits, Wild West shows, historical presentations, a chili cook off and much much more.

Applications or suggestions for grand marshall should include;

1.Your name and contact information.

2. The candidate’s name and contact information.

3. A brief statement stating why this person should be Grand Marshall.

This information can be sent to:

Railroad Days, attention Grand Marshall

E-mail: americal@ltol. corn

Fax: (530) 587-9419

Mail: P.O. Box 2892 Truckee, CA 96160.

For more information call Cathy Harry at (530) 587-9075.

The winner will be chosen by the selection committee and announced in the Aug. 23 Sierra Sun.

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