ROYALTY COMMITTEE IN SEARCH OF 2016 RAILROAD DAYS PRINCE
Applications Due Today!
2014 Railroad Days Prince, Niklaus Nurmikko, crowns 2015 Railroad Days Prince, Elijah Mogg; 2015 Miss Railroad Days Coronation
Durand Railroad Days Royalty Committee announces its 5th annual Prince Contest sponsored by Conrad’s Towing of Durand. The contest is for boys 7-10 years old who attend Durand Area Schools or have a Durand mailing address. Applicants must secure a sponsor to provide the $50 entry fee and place the contestant’s canister in their business from February 2nd through February 16th. Each cent collected in contestant’s canister will equal one vote. Winner will be determined by the most votes received and will be announced on March 11, 2016 at 7pm in coordination with the Miss Railroad Days Crowning Ceremony.
Contestants will be photographed courtesy of A&R Portraits. Each contestant will receive a participation ribbon and a copy of their photograph. The Railroad Days Prince will also receive a $50 scholarship, crown and sash. He will represent the 41st annual Durand Railroad Days Festival held on May 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th 2016, the weekend after Mother’s Day. The Railroad Days Prince will appear in various parades and community functions throughout the coming year.
A Crowning Ceremony for the 2016 Queen, Attendant, Princess and Prince will be held Saturday, March 14, 2016 in the grand ballroom of Durand Union Station—Michigan Railroad History Museum at 200 Railroad Street in Durand.
Additional details for Railroad Days Prince 2016 are available with applications. Questions may be directed to Jennifer Lindner at (734)652-9343. Completed applications should be mailed to Durand Railroad Days Prince Committee, c/o Jennifer Lindner, 9126 East Bennington Road, Durand, Michigan 48429 and must be postmarked no later the January 28th deadline.
The Durand Now RAILROAD DAYS INFO DEPOT is presented by Vision Lawn, Complete Property Maintenance. Call (989) 288-4649.