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Turtle Fest 2010 has new schedule

A new schedule has been set for the 2010 edition of Perham's Turtle Fest.

Dates will span nine days, from June 19 to June 27. The main weekend will be June 25-27, with a parade on Friday night, June 25.

A medallion hunt will feature clues daily. The Perham Lions demolition derby will be on Saturday, June 26, along with the Average Joe Triathlon, the Fireman's Breakfast, Dreams for Kids cook-out and craft fair.

The Turtle Fest Committee is looking for volunteers for the planning meetings, which are scheduled throughout the winter.

Turtle Fest meetings will be held the third Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m.

The next meeting will be Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 1 p.m. at The Station House.

The location will rotate each month to spread around the business among Chamber members.

For more information, contact Nikki Shumansky at United Community Bank, 218-346-5700, or email