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Osage County Fair to honor heroes among us

This year’s Osage County Fair will honor those among us who are the heroes in our lives. The theme of this year’s fair and fair parade, “Honoring Hometown Heroes”, was set by the Osage City Chamber of Commerce and the Osage County Fair Association to offer the opportunity for local citizens to recognize their heroes.

All honorees are invited to attend the 2021 Osage County Fair Parade and fireworks display, July 9 and 10, respectively, in recognition of their services. (Nominators are asked to advise their nominees prior to the event.)

The following categories and qualifications are to be considered for this nomination: Osage County residents who served in the United States Armed Forces; law enforcement officers in Osage County; Osage County fire fighters or first responders; Osage County EMS; individuals who have saved the life of another under heroic circumstances; individuals who lost their lives in the line of duty; individuals who have made significant contributions to Osage County.

Nominations should be submitted by June 25 to osagecitychamber@gmail.com or mail to PO Box 56, Osage City, KS 66523. A Hometown Heroes nomination form is available here. For more information, contact Jeanette Swarts, Osage City Chamber of Commerce director, at 785-249-5451, or see osagecitychamber.com.

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