ROCK - Dorothy Cherne, 87, of Rock, has been named Grand Marshal for the annual Rock Labor Day Parade.
Cherne, a long-time member of the Rock American Legion Post 559 Auxiliary and a member of the Rock Lions, says that she was "surprised to be chosen" but is very "happy" about it.
The parade begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, in downtown Rock and continues to the Rock Lions Clubhouse grounds where a variety of games and activities are planned throughout the day, including Bingo at noon, flea market and craft vendors, concessions, and games on the Midway. A raffle drawing is at 5 p.m.
The Rock Area Senior Center will be holding a rummage sale on Aug. 30 from noon to 5 p.m. This will take place at the Center, located three blocks west of the blinker light in Rock. Coffee and sweets will be provided.
Donations for the rummage sale are welcome the week of the event (no clothing, please). Contact the Center with questions at 356-6420.
Flea market and craft vendors are needed. Call Kay at (906) 356-6127 (evenings) for information.
Parade floats are also needed for the celebration. There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded.
Call Kathy at (906) 359-4835 for information.
The Labor Day event is being co-sponsored by the Rock Lions and the Rock American Legion Post 559, both non-profit, service organizations.