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July 4

City of Kotzebue - Independence Day Celebration
Schedule of Events

Parade starts 9:30am at Crowley Marine (NIHA)

GRAND MARSHALL:
Ron Munson
MASTERS OF CEREMONIES:
Walter Sampson, Wes Goodwin
Nate Kotch, Sarah Scanlan
Skeeter Jepson, Reggie Joule

INVOCATION:
Paster Lowell Sage - Friends Church

10:15 OPENING CEREMONIES SPEAKERS:
Eugene Smith - Mayor of Kotzebue
Walter Sampson - President of Northwest Arctic Borough
FLAG RAISING: Alaska Army National Guard - 3rd Scout Battalion
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Community Singing with James Hensley -Guitarist
READING OF THE OTZ ALASKA TERRITORIAL GUARD VETERANS: National Park Service
SKY DIVING: Glenn Lodge, Piloted by Buck Maxson-Arctic Air Guides

10:30 ESKIMO DANCING - Northern Lights and Kotzebue Dancers
Blanket Toss Demonstration

11:00 BEAUTIFUL BABY CONTEST - Vernetta Moberly

11:30 MISS ARCTIC CIRCLE - Paul Octuck

12:15 MISS TEEN ARCTIC CIRCLE- OTZ Telephone
PARADE AWARDS - MC
5K Long Distance Race - Paul Hansen

12:45 MUKTUK EATING CONTEST - MC

1:00 OTHER CONTESTS:
Animal Crawling Contest - MC
Crawling Baby Race - Jennie Johnson
Foot Races - Jennie Johnson
Bike Races - Loaders Softball Team
Horse-shoes Contest - Bill Kittrell
Seal Hooking Contest - Elmer Goodwin
There Legged Race - Tom & Helen Bolen
Gunny Sack Race - Tom & Helen Bolen
Egg Toss - Tom & Helen Bolen
Tug-o'-War - Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation
Lip Sync Contest - Gia Hanna
Eskimo Games - Roger Barger
Arctic Circle Racing Association Water Cross

Times are approximate

Please visit all the Games and Services on the expanded Fairgrounds

VANS
SPACES
1. PULL TABS CITY A. BOUNCY HOUSE - KIM FRANKLIN
A 1. FREE EYE EXAMS LIONS CLUB
2. HOT DOGS, TOYS, SODAS, CHIPS YOUTH COURT B. HOT DOGS, SODAS STAN OKPEALAK, SR.
3. FOOD, GAMES - KAREN GALLAHORN C. KAREN GALLAHORN
4. TOYS, ICE CREAM, CANDY - PIZZA HOUSE D. STOCKS -PICTURE TAKING ETC - SCA
D 1. HUNTING KNIVES, CLOTHES, FOOD - KEONI KOTCH
5. HOLE IN ONE GOLF - GERALD KELLY E. GLIDERS, GEM TATOOS, TOYS - KHS CHEERLEADERS
6. MCDONALD'S HAMBURGERS - COMINCO MINER'S ELLY F. PARKS DEPT. TERRITORIAL GUARD DISPLAY
F 1. FOOD, DRINKS, TOYS - CHAD NORDLUM
7. COTTON CANDY - SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION G. NOVELTIES - ANN SHELDON
8. SLUSHIES, FISH POND - CLEMENT RICHARDS H. RING TOSS GAME - EVETTE DROTAR
9 FOOD/COTTON CANDY - KIM FRANKLIN I. GAMES - KIM FRANKLIN
10 SNOCONES, POPCORN BAKED GOODS J. DUNK TANK
11 TOYS - BISON K. CHICKEN STICKS - KOREAN CHURCH
12 BAR-B-Q, SHISKOBOBS - MOBERLY'S L. TOYS/FOOD - BISON
13 TOYS, GIFTS - PAULA MILLS M. GAMES - KIM FRANKLIN
14 TOYS - UUTUKU N. PING PONG GAME - ARLIE HESS
OFF THE FAIRGROUNDS, ACROSS FROM THE SENIOR CENTER IS BIG DIPPER COMMUNITY CIRCLE WITH CAR BASHING, CANDY, SODAS, FACE PAINTING O. CAR RACE GAME IN TENT - NORTHERN LIGHTS AND KOTZEBUE DANCERS


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