Fishers Freedom Festival announces “2011 Aaron’s Royal Court”

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FISHERS — The Fishers Freedom Festival proudly announces its 2011 Aaron’s Royal Court who will be crowned by the court’s official sponsor, Aaron’s, on Saturday, June 25 at 10 a.m. during the opening ceremonies.  The court is made up of a queen, a king, four princesses and four princes.  Their duties include riding on the Royal Court’s float in the Children’s Parade at 10 a.m. and the Main Parade at 4 p.m. both on Sunday, June 26.

Aaron’s Royal Court entry forms were sent to all Hamilton Southeastern school children who would be six to seven years old by June 1, 2011.  Completed forms were due by March 1.  All entries were divided into two groups based on sex and names were picked by a selection committee.

This year’s court will be:

King Ryan Augustus of Cumberland Road Elementary
Prince Kyle Bishop of Brooks School Elementary
Prince Jacob Blair of Sand Creek Elementary
Prince Justin Bradshaw of Harrison Parkway Elementary
Prince Eric Darden of Sand Creek Elementary

Queen Norah Cotton of Geist Christian Preschool
Princess Elle Powers of Lantern Road Elementary
Princess Cheyenne Roberts of Durbin Elementary
Princess Lily Stoops of Sand Creek Elementary
Princess Annabelle Willard of Fall Creek Elementary

Back in 1989, the founders of the Fishers Parade and Festival decided to have a community gathering to celebrate Independence Day.  With the help of volunteers, the event originated as a one-day community picnic, parade, and a few games for the children.  Due to the overwhelming participation by the public, this event grew to a two-day event.

The mission of the Fishers Freedom Festival is to encourage fellowship through civic partnerships and citizen involvement by creating a safe environment, developing needed community services, promoting family integrity and striving to improve the quality of life for every resident by investing in human potential.

The 23rd annual Fishers Freedom Festival will be Saturday, June 25th and Sunday, June 26th.  The festival is always in need of volunteers at different levels of participation.  For more information, please visit www.FishersFreedomFestival.org, email info@fishersfreedomfestival.org, visit 8591 East 116th Street in Fishers or call 317-595-3195.  Make sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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