Send in an essay; ride with Krewe of Dage’ Parade this year

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, January 2, 2019

LAPLACE — The Krewe of Dage’ Parade organization is holding a 150-word essay contest for children ages 10 to 13 in fifth through eighth grade. The topic is “What does Mardi Gras mean to me?”

Please include the contestant’s name, address and phone number on all entries and mail to P.O. Box 1554 LaPlace, LA 70069 before Jan. 14.

Winners will ride in the Krewe of Dage’ Mardi Gras Parade on March 3.