Nominations Open for Mason County Forest Festival Parade’s Grand Marshal

forest festival webpage titleNominations are open for the 2016 Mason County Forest Festival Grand Marshal. The person chosen as the Grand Marshal will act as the ceremonial leader of this year’s June 4 Paul Bunyan Grand Parade through downtown Shelton. The deadline for nominations is January 29.

The theme of the 72nd Annual Forest Festival is “We Are Timber Strong!” Nominees should represent the strength of our community through their contributions to making it a better place. The nomination must include the honoree’s place of employment, civic and/or community contributions. They must be a Mason County Resident or be employed locally.

Past Mason County Forest Festival Grand Marshals include: Nita Bariekman, Frank Bishop, Mike Fredson, Carolyn Olsen, Dean Palmer, and Max Schmidt

Nomination forms can be downloaded at More information is available from Mick Sprouffske at 360-490-6176.