JOHN DAY - The public can cast their votes for the 2010 Grant County Fair Grand Marshal and fair theme.

Voting will be during the Festival of Holiday Magic's Evening Gala, set for Friday, Dec. 11 at the Fairgrounds Pavilion.

The Grant County Fair Board asked the public to suggest grand marshal candidates and fair themes earlier this month. They received seven nominations for grand marshal and 14 fair themes.

At the board's November meeting, the directors approved a slate of possible grand marshals and narrowed the theme choices to five.

The grand marshal nominees are:

? Jack & Katie Johns

? Tom Campbell

? Carol Ricco Rudishauser

? Jan & Charlie O'Rorke

? Jessie Lewis

? Blair and Ineta Carpenter

The themes proposed are:

? "Start Another Century of Fun"

? "101 Years Long, Still Going Strong"

? "Family Fun in the Sun"

? "Hometown Pride Shared County Wide"

? "Building the County of Tomorrow"

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