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Entrants sought for pageant; Vendors sought for festival

The 2014 Mount Magazine International Butterfly Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, June 20-21, at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Paris.

Applications are now available at the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce for the Mount Magazine International Butterfly Festival Pageant. The pageant will be Friday, June 20 at the Paris Middle School auditorium. A $500 scholarship will be awarded to the winner in the miss category for girls age 16 to 18. A Community Booster Award and photogenic awards will be given in all age groups.

The pageant is open to girls from birth to 18. Contact the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce or call 963-2244 for more information. You can also get more information from the event’s Facebook page at Mt. Magazine Butterfly Pageant.

Booth space for vendors is still available inside (air conditioned) and outside (shaded under the pole barn). Pageant organizers are also taking applications for food vendors for outside mobile units. E-mail for your application to pariscoc@gmail.com

The annual art and photo contest will offer cash prizes as well as sponsored prizes from Bedford Camera and Video. This year it will be open to both youth and adults.

Stop by the chamber office for your applications for any event or call 963-2244 for more information.

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