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47th Annual Heller Halloween Festival to Take Place October 24, 2013

October 14, 2013 – Norton, Kansas – The Halloween Parade and Wiener Roast will be held Thursday, October 24, 2013 in downtown Norton. The Norton Volunteer Fire Department and the Norton Area Chamber of Commerce will again co-sponsor the event.

Participants in the parade are asked to assemble downtown at 5:45pm. Tara Vance, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, will be dividing the children into groups from pre-school to sixth grade. Representatives of DSNWK and others will be holding signs for each age group to direct you where to line up.

The parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will move east along Main Street to State Street, then south to Washington Street and east to the City Hall. At the conclusion of the parade, the free wiener roast will be held by the Norton Volunteer Fire Department. The wiener roast is financed through donations from businesses and individuals in the Norton area.

All children are invited to participate. For more information, call the Norton Area Chamber of Commerce Office at 785-877-2501.

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.