The Chandler Chamber of Commerce is seeking applications from businesses and organizations to take part in the March 3 Ostrich Festival Parade. This year's parade through downtown will include popular entries from the past, including the El Zaribah Shrine and local high school marching bands. Other entries to watch this year are the Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting, the Shake It Up Dance Deam, and the Corvette Club of Arizona will provide vehicles for parade dignitaries.
Entry fees are $25 for chamber members, civic and nonprofit groups, and $35 for others. There is no fee for school groups. The application deadline is Feb. 18. For more information, go to www.ostrichfestival.com or call (480) 963-4571.