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Entries needed for UMFK Homecoming/Scarecrow Parade

August 15, 2011


The University of Maine at Fort Kent is looking for area businesses, organizations, and individuals interested in placing an entry in the homecoming/scarecrow parade that will take place on Saturday, September 17 at 11 a.m.

Parade line-up will be at the Fort Kent Courthouse from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. At 11 a.m. the parade will wind its way down Market and Main Street to the University.
The parade is among the most popular events of the annual UMFK Homecoming and the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Festival. Homecoming will be held in Fort Kent beginning on Thursday, September 15 and running through Sunday, September 18. 
The grand marshal of the parade is expected to be UMFK’s 2011 Outstanding Alumnus, who will be honored at the annual alumni and friends banquet that evening.
Other events on the homecoming schedule include pep rally, alumni and friends social, soccer games, volleyball and soccer games, and the annual 5K race.
Parade entry forms are available through the University Relations office. For more information or to have an entry form forwarded, contact Susan Tardie at or 834-7557.