Fest to include pageant, parade

CORTLAND – The Cortand Lions annual Street Fair will be held Wednesday to Friday along Main Street.

The schedule of events includes the start at 6:30 p.m. Thursday with a flag raising ceremony with Cub Scout Pack 50, followed by welcome ceremony with city council, Cortland Lions and street fair officials.

The queen contest is at 7 p.m with master of ceremonies, Madonna Chism Pinkard. Music is from 6 to 10 p.m. with Tyler Jenkins. Queen selection is at 9:15 p.m.

Friday will feature entertainment with Wet Lemon at 7:30 p.m.

On Saturday, a cornhole tournament is at 9 a.m. Cortland United Methodist Church, kiddie matinee rides from 1 to 5 p.m. , Jungle Tery at 2: p.m. and parade at 6 p.m. also are planned. There also will be entertainment by the Fillbillies at 8 p.m., and a beef raffle drawing at 9 p.m. Wristbands will be sold for the rides all three evenings.

Julie Vugrinovich, queen contest coordinator, said five young ladies are vying for the title of “2013 Miss Cortland.” The queen will be crowned at around 9 p.m. by reigning Miss Cortland Katelyn Braunegg, a Kent State University student.

Candidates are:

Kathryn Dickey,18, daughter of Shawn and Sharon Dickey, is a Lakeview High School graduate and will be attending Slippery Rock University in the fall to study dance and communications. Her sponsor is The Four Seasons Garden Club.

Megan Goedeker, 18, daughter of Kim and Randy Goedeker, is a Lakeview graduate and will be attending John Carroll Universtiy in the fall to study biology and peace, justice, and human rights to become an orthopedic surgeon specializing in pediatrics. Her sponsor is the the Cortland Lions Club.

Kaitlin Marshall, 17, daughter of Eric and Michelle Marshall, is a senior at Mathews High School. Her future plans include studying criminal justice to become a profiler. Her sponsor is Drs. Gregory Davenport and John Rohrabaugh, DDS, Inc.

LeAnn Penn, 17, daughter of Jeffery and Diane Penn, is a senior at Maplewood High School. Her future plans include pre-med school to major in obstetrician and gynecology with a minor in women’s studies. Her sponsor is The Barzak Agency – Donald Barzak.

Ashley Wolanzyk, 16, daughter of Michael and Cathy Wolanzyk, is a junior at Lakeview. Her plans include attending Youngs-town State University to major in pre-pharmacy and minor in biology or biotechnology. Her sponsor is Creekside Gardens.

For information, call event chairman Basil Jarrett at 330-219-6155 or Lions Club president Jim Fisher at 330-719-4545.