The Union Fair is seeking entrants for the annual Union Fair parade, sponsored by the Union Area Chamber of Commerce, on Saturday Aug. 23.

This years parade theme is A Salute to First Responders. Floats will be judged in three categories, commercial, nonprofit and youth. Trucks, cars, marching groups, individuals etc. are encouraged to participate, but will not be judged.

Each category will be awarded a first place prize of $100, second place prize of $50 and a third place prize of $25. For the safety of all, the throwing of candy will not be allowed.

For a parade application, go to Line up for the parade is at 9 a.m. and the parade will start at 10:30 a.m. For additional information, contact parade coordinator Jim Justice at 542-4844 or email After July 29 contact John Fromer at 975-6995.

Applications are due no later than Saturday, Aug. 2.

‚ÄčThis years Union Fair will run from Saturday, Aug. 16 through Saturday, Aug. 23. For a complete schedule and more information on this years fair, visit