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$500 top prize for first place in Bed Races

Posted: Friday, May 8, 2015

The cash prizes for the Heritage Days Bed Race, scheduled for Saturday, June 20, have been announced. The first place winner of the Heritage Days Bed Race will receive $500; second place, $200; third place, $100 and People’s Choice Award to be determined. The Heritage Days Bed Race will take place after the Hot Air Balloon Launch at Huntington North High School. The Bed Race is open to any interested participants with a $25 entry fee. Sponsors are Juergens Hardware, Barlow Appliances, Bippus State Bank and Johnson Quik Lube. A Huntington County Disaster Team car show will also take place at the high school that day from 1 to 8 p.m.

Entry forms are available at the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce office, 305 Warren Street, or online at www.huntingtonheritagedays.com. Entry forms along with the $25 fee are due back to the Chamber by Friday, June 12. No professional race beds will be permitted in the race. Beds and racers will need to be registered at 6 p.m., the race will follow after the hot air balloon launch.

Dan Juergens, Juergens Hardware and Heritage Days steering committee member is the organizer of the Bed Race. For more information contact the Chamber at (260) 356-5300 or Dan Juergens at (260) 356-5214. The theme of Heritage Days for 2015 is “Broadcasting the 1930s” and Parkview Huntington Hospital is the official sponsor.