UNION — Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Maine Wild Blueberry Queen Competition. The coronation will take place at the Union Fair/Maine Wild Blueberry Festival on Monday, August 19, at 7:30 p.m.
The lady chosen to be queen will receive a $1,750 cash award and represent the Maine Wild Blueberry industry at events in Maine and New England throughout her one-year reign.
An applicant must be 17 to 22 years of age, single, a high school graduate or the equivalent, a Maine resident, and be available for public appearances during the upcoming year.
Applications must be received no later than Friday, August 2. For an application, or more information, see unionfair.org, click ‘information,’ then ‘printable documents.’ You may also call Sandy Patrick, Blueberry Queen coordinator, at (207)-231-0784.
The Union Fair/Maine Wild Blueberry Festival takes place at the Union Fairgrounds, just off RTE. 17 in Union, from Saturday, August 17, through Saturday, August 24.
For more info and a schedule, go to www.unionfair.org.