Plans underway for 26th Annual Love-Fest
Houston County Courier - January 2008
Plans are underway for the 26th Annual Love-Fest scheduled be held on Saturday, Feb. 9 in Lovelady.
The theme for this year's event is "Best Bloomin' Love-Fest."
Events kickoff with the crowning of the 2008 Love-Fest queen in a special coronation ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Lovelady High School Gym.
Festivities continue on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8 a.m. with the 2nd Annual Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation Love-Fest 5K Walk/Run at Lovelady High School.
Registration forms can be picked up at Houston County Ready Mix or Charles Arnold Real Estate.
Adults $20, seniors over 65 and children under 12, $12.
Contact Denise Gunnels at 636-2613 or Marla Campbell at 544-2089 for additional information about the walk/run.
The fun continues with an exciting parade along Hwy. 19.
For additional information about the parade contact Jeri Sulewski at 636-2248.
After the parade everyone will enjoy great food, entertainment and booths.
For information about the daytime entertainment contact David Rosser at 636-7636 ext. 21.
Then comes the judging in the annual Love-Fest Baby Beauty Contest at the First United Methodist Church of Lovelady.
Categories will include 0-6 months, 6-12 months, one-year-olds, two-year-olds, three-year-olds, and four-year-olds. Boys and girls will be judged separately.
Trophies will be awarded for the first place, second place, and third place in each group. High point trophies will go to the Little Miss Love-Fest and Little Mr. Love-Fest. The awards ceremony will be on the bandstand located in the city park.
For additional information about the Baby Beauty Contest contact Gene Russell at 636-7632, Mary Allen 636-7372, JoAnn Henry 624-6407 or Dorothy Williamson 636-7097.
The day of fun will end with a dance at the Lovelady Old Gym 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Those attending will enjoy the music of the Loose Gravel Band.