FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|| March 2, 2012
Tina Nelson, Senior Program Manager
360.337.5777 or email@example.com
Curley Creek bridge dedication set for Thursday,
Parade of antique cars honors long-term
South Colby/Southworth residents
(Port Orchard) – Kitsap County Commissioner
Charlotte Garrido is hosting a special dedication ceremony for the new
Curley Creek Bridge which opened February 24. Festivities begin at 2:00
p.m. "This is a great way for residents to celebrate the opening of the
new bridge and remember the history of this community," Garrido said.
The event is scheduled to be held on the bridge deck on the Banner Road
side of the bridge. In the event of inclement weather the ceremony will
move to the South Colby United Methodist Church.
The ceremony includes guest speakers, a ribbon cutting, and a ceremonial
parade. The Yukon Harbor Historical Society has put together the parade
which includes several vintage automobiles. Four long-time residents of
the area are serving as Grand Marshalls for the parade. Art Cline (91),
Stan Ohman (88), Virginia Johnson (93) and Elizabeth Drew (76) will sit
in the lead cars and serve as parade Marshalls.
The Clam Island Band, a brass band under the direction of Jim Heron,
will provide musical entertainment for the festivities. The program
begins at 2:00 p.m. A ceremonial ribbon cutting will follow and
immediately precede the parade.
Residents planning to attend should arrive at the Banner Road side of
the bridge. Flaggers will be on hand to direct traffic and assist in
TRAFFIC ADVISORY - The Curley Creek bridge is closed from 1:00
PM to 3:00 PM on Thursday March 8, 2012 to accommodate this dedication
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