Call for parade participants

Founders Day July 19
Jul 17, 2014
Photo by: Sarah E. Reynolds The Midcoast Community Band performs in the Founders Day Parade in Union in 2013.

Union — The Town of Union is seeking participants for the Founders Day Parade this Saturday, July 19.

The open invitation is for anyone with an antique car, a float or any service organization, candidate for office or just would like to decorate a bike and be in a parade.

Participants should meet at the Union Town Office by 10:15 a.m. Saturday morning.

Everyone is welcome to participate, no registration is necessary.

The parade is about a half mile long and ends at Union Common. Activities, vendors and a chicken barbecue served by the Union Masons will be available at noon.

For more information please contact Jim Murphy Jr at



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Beth Birmingham
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys working out, ocean therapy sessions and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 16.

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