Tamaqua Lion’s Club Annual Halloween Parade is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, October 27, 2015 starting at 7 PM. Parade raindate is Wednesday, October 28.
Kenneth “Kenny” Fritz, 79, of Barnesville, has been named Grand Marshal. Fritz started his life working worked on the family farm. After joining the Army National Guard, he forwarded his career at Dana Corporation and Parish Steel from 1969 to 1994. He is a members of the American Legion Post 0583, Tamaqua Lions Club, Tamaqua Elks Lodge, and lifetime member of Ryan Township Fire Co. He has a son and daughter, both of the area. He plans to celebrate is 80th birthday in four months.
The parade is sponsored by the Tamaqua Lions Club, with assistance from the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce. Participants are asked to assemble at the east end of the borough no later than 6:30 PM.
Cash prizes will be awarded for the top entries as determined by a panel of judges.
FYI: Tamaqua Veterans Day Parade is Saturday, November 7, starting at 10 AM.