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    ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CDT TUESDAY...
    Effective: June 17, 2024 @ 10:00am
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    WHAT
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    From 10 AM this morning to 8 PM CDT Tuesday.
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Nominations for The 71st Annual Fiesta Parade Grand Marshall Being Sought

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The 71st annual Fiesta Parade will be held Saturday, September 14th, 2024. This event is organized and implemented by the Sauk Valley Area Chamber
of Commerce Hispanic Business Leaders Committee.

Nominations are being sought for the Fiesta Parade Grand Marshal. Criteria for nominating an individual, group, or organization include:

*The individual/group should be known by many people or groups to have made a significant contribution to Sterling and Rock Falls; or

*They have provided inspiration that has sparked other people to become intensely involved in efforts to assist the community; or

*The person/group has demonstrated outstanding volunteerism in the community; or The individual has demonstrated an act of heroism and continues to serve people in the community; or

*They have been involved in establishing goals for community development and seeing them followed through to fruition; or The recipient is dedicated to the mission of improving opportunities for all people in the emotional, physical and social environment in which they live.

To nominate someone please visit bit.ly/4dZ91DQ or contact the Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce at 815-625-2400 or [email protected].

Nominations must be received by July 10th for consideration.

Parade registration will open later this summer. The parade will still begin in Rock Falls and end in Sterling near the Grandon Civic Center.

For more information, please call the Chamber at 815-625-2400.

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