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Slocum VFD to hold BBQ, Reunion May 11

SLOCUM, May 9, 2013--The Slocum Volunteer Fire Department will hold their 37th annual Slocum Barbecue and School Reunion on Saturday, May 11.

The event will kick-off with a Trail Ride which begins at 7:00 a.m. Participants will meet at Slocum High School.

At 10:00 a.m., the Parade will begin. This year’s parade is open to anyone who wishes to enter a float, four or two-wheeled vehicle, or even participants who wish to walk the parade route. Entry prizes will be awarded in the amount of $100 for first place, $50 for second place, and $25 for third place.

The Barbeque Lunch will also begin being served at 10:00 a.m. The all-homemade plates will be sold for $12.00 each. The plates include three meats: sliced brisket, ham and sausage, barbeque sauce, pinto beans, potato salad, and dessert.

Live Entertainment will begin at 11:00 a.m. Slocum VFD is pleased to have live entertainment provided by the Joker’s Heart Band.

A Live Auction will begin at 1:00 p.m., featuring auctioneer Melvin Chapin. Slocum VFD promises many high-end items, and even recommends the auction as a great place to find gifts for Mother’s Day.

The Slocum School Reunion will begin at 2:00 p.m.

Many other exciting activities will also be offered including Arts and Crafts vendors, and Kid’s Land – a fence-enclosed area just for kids which will host multiple bounce houses and a massive fire truck slide.

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