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Sep 23, 2017
Pote's call
Urbana Parade

By call of the Illustrious Potentate Wes Ramsey, All Units will report to the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana, Ohio (384 Park Ave.) no later than 10:15 AM on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The Staging area will be at the Fairgrounds as in the past. The parade steps off at 12:00 PM. Tom Hail, Director of the Provost Guard Unit and his Unit will be there to assist everyone in the staging area.

Directions to the staging area are: I-75 to I-70 East to Exit #47 which is St. Rt. 4 towards Springfield, continue on St. Rt. 4 until you get to St. Rt. 68 North (Just east of Ohio Masonic Home), take St. Rt. 68 North to Urbana. Also, you can take I-70 East to Exit #52 B, St. Rt. 68 North to Urbana. Coming from the North and West you may want to use St. Rt. 29, St. Rt. 33, St. Rt. 36, St. Rt. 55 to St. Rt. 68 in Urbana. Champaign County Fairgrounds is located at the South end of Urbana on St. Rt. 68 to EAST on Park Ave. which goes directly in to the Fairgrounds.

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Parade Route: We will move out of the Fairgrounds around 11:15 PM in Parade Line Up to gather on Park Ave. When everyone is lined up, we will have a Police Escort turning North (right) on Kenton Ave. and go to Washington Ave. and turn West (left) and line up on Washington Ave. at Main Street where the Parade will start. The parade route is South on Main Street to half way around the turn around (Stay away from the edge of the turnaround) continuing South on Main Street to East (left) on Park Ave. back to the Fairgrounds for the afterglow.

Directions back to staging area from Parade Route end: Parade ends on Park Ave, to Fairgrounds at the end.

Directions to Afterglow: The afterglow will be at the Fairgrounds in the large metal building located on the right side of the drive coming into the fairground. It will be hosted by the Champaign County Shrine Club. You don't want to miss this afterglow because it is always a GOOD one!
Sept 30, 2017
Pote's call
New Carlisle Parade

By call of the Illustrious Potentate Wes Ramsey, All Units and Clubs will report to New Carlisle, Ohio no later than 9:30AM on Saturday Sept 30, 2017. We will move out of the Staging area around 10:45 AM The Parade steps off at 11:00AM. We will be up front in this parade

Directions to the staging area are: I-75 North to I-70 East to St. Rt. 235 North to New Carlisle, also you can use St. Rt. 4 North which also becomes St. Rt. 235 North and continue on St. Rt. 235 North crossing I-70 continuing North into New Carlisle. Coming into New Carlisle from the South, Turn West (left) on St. Rt. 571 or West Jefferson Street. Go 2 Blocks, Turn North (right) on Adams Street which is the Staging Area. Adams Street will be blocked off for us on the North End at West Lake Avenue and on the South End at West Jefferson (which is St. Rt. 571)

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Parade Route: The parade route is North Main Street to West on Lake Avenue. The parade will end at Adams Street

Directions back to staging area from Parade Route end: We will Turn South (left) on Adams Street, which is our Staging Area

Directions to Afterglow: Immediately following the parade there will be a real nice after glow at 311 North Adams Street. The same place as last year. They will have live entertainment there at the after glow. Please bring your lawn chairs to set up at the after glow
Oct 01, 2017
Pote's call
Minster Parade

By call of the Illustrious Potentate Wes Ramsey, all units will report to Minster, Ohio no later 1:00 PM on Sunday October 1, 2017. The Parade steps off at 2:00 PM.All unit personnel will report to (23 North Ohio Street) for Staging. We will use the open parking lot areas north of the 3 residences at the corner of Fourth Street and Ohio Street for Staging on the West Side of street. Tom Hail, Director of the Provost Guard Unit and his Unit will be there to assist everyone in the staging area.

Directions to the staging area are: There are several routes to Minster, I will mention a few. Take I-75 North to the St. Rt. 29 Exit, turn West (left), take St. Rt. 29 Northwest until you get to St. Rt. 119 and turn West (left). Take St. Rt. 119 into Minster when it becomes Fourth Street and go to Main Street which is St. Rt. 66 also. Turn North (right), go north on Main Street until you get to Seventh Street, Turn West (left), continue on Seventh Street until you get to Ohio Street and Turn South (left), we will stage in the large parking lot areas on the West (right) side of the Street. Also coming from the South one may want to use St. Rt. 48 North through Englewood, continuing North on St. Rt. 48 until you get to St. Rt. 66. Turn North (left) on St. Rt. 66, continue on St. Rt. 66 into Minster when it becomes Main Street. From Main Street follow the directions as stated above to the Staging Area. Coming from the North one may consider using St. Rt. 274 East or West to St. Rt. 66 or St. Rt. 119 East or West to St Rt. 66 into Minster. When in Minster follow the directions to Staging Area as stated above.

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Parade Route: We will line up coming out of the staging area at the corner of Ohio Street and Fourth Street to the North along the Staging Area. Be sure to be there on time because directions to the Staging Area are part of the Parade Route. Be there before they close the streets off for the Parade. The parade starts at Cleveland and Fourth Street, goes East to North on Main Street to West on Seventh Street.

Directions back to staging area from Parade Route end: The parade ends at Seventh and Lincoln Streets. Stay on Seventh St to Left (South) on Ohio St. Staging is on your Right.

Directions to Afterglow: There is a huge Festival in Minster and lots to eat and do! Always a favorite eating spot available!!!
Nov 24, 2017
Non-Pote's call
Dayton Children's Parade

By call of the Illustrious Potentate Wes Ramsey, All Units and Clubs will report to Antioch Shrine Center in Dayton, Ohio no later than 5:30PM on Friday November 24, 2017. We will move out of the Staging area around 6:30 PM The Parade steps off at 8:00PM.

Parade Route: The parade route will remain the same, starting at West Second Street near Wilkinson Street, heading east to Main Street - arriving at the corner of Second and Main at the official start time of 8 p.m. - heading south on Main to Fourth Street, and moving west on Fourth, dispersing near Sinclair Community College.

Directions back to staging area from Parade Route end: We will Turn North (right) on Wilkinson Street, then right on Frist Street, and Left into Antioch's Parking Lot.

Additional Information: Oasis will be open (C.O.D.) before and after. We will also have Hot Chocolate, Hot Dogs, Chips, Pop at Antioch.

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