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City of Henderson Unveils Online Voting Campaign at Heritage Parade
Public to vote for winner of People’s Choice Award using their smart phone

March 27, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT NICOLE JOHNSON, (702) 267-2110

The city of Henderson will launch an online voting campaign during the Henderson Heritage Parade, scheduled for Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m. in the Water Street District. The public is invited to vote for their favorite parade entry. The entry with the most votes wins the People’s Choice Award and $500 in prize money, courtesy of several community partners.

The online voting will make it easier for parade spectators to vote with a simple click of a button on their smart phone. Parade spectators may vote by scanning a QR code or by visiting HendersonLive.com to cast a vote for their favorite parade entry. The QR code will be available for download along the parade route and in the parade program.

Voting will be open from 9 a.m.-noon on parade day. City of Henderson employees and political entries are not eligible to win the People’s Choice Award.

The People’s Choice Award winner will be announced after the parade at approximately 12:30 p.m. at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St. The winner does not need to be present to receive the award.

The city of Henderson is still accepting applications for the Henderson Heritage Parade. In order to be eligible for the People’s Choice Award, applications must be submitted by Thursday, March 27. Applications are available at HendersonLive.com. There is no cost to participate.

The parade is one portion of the day’s festivities. The Henderson Heritage Parade & Festival celebrates the city’s anniversary. The hometown event begins with breakfast served by the mayor and members of city council at 9 a.m. on the front lawn of the Henderson Convention Center, 200 Water St., followed by the parade in the Water Street District at 10 a.m., the International Food & Folklife Festival from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Henderson Events Plaza, and the car show from noon-6 p.m. Admission is complimentary.

For more information, visit HendersonLive.com or call the Department of Cultural Arts & Tourism at (702) 267-2171. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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