2017 Oktoberfest Theme is "Familie, Freunde, Prost!"

Staff Writer

It's already time to start planning those floats and deciding who you'd like to see lead them as the 2017 Oktoberfest Grand Marshall.

The Minster Oktoberfest Parade Chairpersons announced recently the 2017 theme is  "Familie, Freunde, Prost!", which means Family, Friend, Cheers!.

Individuals, organizations, businesses wishing to participate are reminded that all floats are judged under Junior Civic, Senior Civic, Commercial, are also eligible for “Best of Theme.” Anyone interested in entering a float or participating in the parade please send your contact information to minsteroktoberfestparade@gmail.com  
Two monetary places, $300 and $200, are awarded.

 Oktoberfest  is also now accepting nominations for the 2017 Grand Marshall. Send a letter with reasons for why you feel this person or organization deserves the title. Mail entries to Minster Oktoberfest Parade, P.O. Box 77, Minster, OH 45865. Or email them to MinsterOktoberfestParade@gmail.com by July 1, 2017.

Eligibility requirements inlcude a resident, current or pat of the Minster School District, must have benefitted the residents of the Minster community with voluteer work, not normal jobs or duties, can not have received money or benefits for the work, been more than just associated withe project and if the volunteer work was associated with his or her job it had to be significantly over and above the call of duty. Only application that have been received this year will be considered.