The Bicentennial Committee would like to invite young ladies of the town of Newport to sign up for the Pageant to be held on Thursday, July 3rd. The queen category is for girls entering 11th or 12th grade or freshmen in college. The princess category is for girls entering 9th and 10th grades. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winner of each category and they will also have a place honor in the Bicentennial parade. For more information, or an application form, contact the Town Office at 368-4410 or Terri Graves at 341-2318. Applications are available on the website, www.newportmaine.net.
The committee is still seeking participants in the Bicentennial Parade to be held on Saturday, July 5th, starting at 10 AM (lineup begins at 9 AM). You may enter as a general participant or you may enter on a float. There will be four divisions in the float category: Business, Church, Farm, or group/organization. Winners in each category will take home a $500 prize. Registration forms are available at the Town Office, or on the website.