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COLUMBIA CITY â€” As Old Settlers Day came to its closing day, the American Legion Parade celebrated â€śOur Fallen Heros.â€ť
As groups, bands and floats were traveling down Main Street in damp weather, each parade entry was judged Saturday.
The following prizes were awarded for parade entries.
â€˘Mizpah Shrine Power Club â€” First prize, $50
â€˘Frank Fahl â€” Second prize, $30
â€˘Carol Goff â€” Third prize, $20
â€˘Smith Township Fire Department â€” First prize, $100
â€˘Grable & Associates â€” First prize, $50
â€˘Edward Jones and Orizon Real Estate â€” tied for Second prize, $30
â€˘L.T. Real Estate â€” Third prize, $20
â€˘Corvette Club â€” First prize, $50
â€˘Paul Harrington â€” First prize, $50
â€˘Haunted Jail â€” First prize, $50
â€˘CC Buggy Club â€” Second prize, $30
â€˘Dance Til U Drop â€” Third prize, $20
â€˘Little People Day Care â€” First prize
â€˘Frank Fahl Veterans Wagon â€” Second prize
â€˘Church of the Nazarene â€” Third prize
Each participating high school band received a $150 for transportation fees.
Each participating baton and pompom group received $50 for transportation fees.