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Dec 7th, 2013 (Sat)
Osceola Christmas Parade The 2013 Osceola Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 7th.
Festival activities will begin at 5:30 and include Christmas carols on the courthouse steps, live performances on the Main Street pocket park stage, museum tours, food vendors and much more.
The annual Christmas Parade will begin at 7:00pm. This yearâ€™s parade will include over 100 entries featuring: 25 cartoon characters, numerous floats, classic/ show vehicles, and local bands.
If you are interested in entering the parade, entry forms can be picked up at Hawks Auto Service, Main Street Osceola or you can contact Michelle Weldon at 815-9999. Entry into the parade is FREE!! Entry Forms are due December 1st.
If your organization would like to sponsor a booth, please contact Jen Weaver at 563-2615. Booth entry is FREE!
Sep 21st, 2014 (Sun)
8th Annual Osceola Police Dept. MAKE-A-WISH POKER RUN The 8th annual Osceola Police Department Make-A-Wish Motorcycle Poker Run will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013. Both motorcycles and cars will meet up at Osceola High School, located at 2750 W Semmes Ave, at 9:00 a.m. to gather and parade through town.
The OPD fundraising partnership with the Mid-South Chapter of Make-A-Wish began locally in September of 2006. Since that time, over $102,000 has been raised within Mississippi County to grant 14 wishes for children ranging in ages from 3 to 15. Last year alone, the OPD raised over $20,000 for Make-A-Wish.
Entry for this yearâ€™s Poker Run is $20 in advance or $25 the day of the event, which includes one hand, lunch, and a commemorative tee shirt while supplies last. An auction will immediately follow lunch.
For more information, call 870-622-7060, 870-622-4943, or 870-563-5213. To register, mail completed forms to:
OPD Poker Run
Attn: Cathey Willbanks
401 W Keiser
Osceola, AR 72370
Forms are available for pickup at the Osceola Police Department and at the Osceola/South Mississippi County Chamber of Commerce office.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. For more information about the Make-A-Wish foundation or to register a child, visit http://midsouth.wish.org