FD Great Parade Sweepstakes Winner: Jesup Realty
Jesup Realty won the Sweepstakes Award for the Jesup Farmers Day Great Parade Saturday, June 22. The Sweepstakes prize is a $200 cash award provided by the Jesup Chamber of Commerce each year. The Jesup Realty business float really dove into the Farmers Day theme of “Into the Woods.” Jesup Realty is represented by Teri Nie and Cathy Sebetka.

Other business floats winning cash prizes were, Winding Creek Meadows, first place; and Innovative Wealth Management, second place.

The First United Presbyterian Church of Jesup won first place in the Church Float category. Second went to the First United Methodist Church of Jesup.

The Jesup Scouts won first in the Organization category. Second place went to the Jesup High School softball team.

The Rehmert Family float took first place in the Family category.

Jesup’s Class of 1979 took first place in the Class Reunion category. Second place went to the Class of 1969.

Vintage Tractor winner was the PTOS – Preserving the Old Stuff – group from Denver.

Horse with Rider-Wagon winner was Lynne Stout Farms.

The vintage auto winner was a Gray-Blue Plymouth. Anyone who knows whose entry this was, may contact Jim McCarty at 319-290-3909 or jamesmccarty57@gmail.com to arrange distribution of the prize money. Also, anyone listed above may also contact McCarty if they have not yet received their prize money.

Prizes are awarded based on originality, creativity, theme-appropriateness and effort.

The next Great Farmers Day Parade will be held on Saturday of Farmers Day in 2020. Dates for that event will be Thursday through Saturday, July 9-11, 2020.
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