Captains were requested to decorate their boats in patriotic themes celebrating veterans or those serving in the military.
Winners of the boat decorations contest will be announced during the fifth Southeast North Carolina Veterans Day Parade, scheduled to step off at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, on Third Street at Hanover Street in Wilmington.
First prize now includes an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks plus $4,000. Second prize is $3,000. Third prize is $2,000 and fourth prize is $1,500.
For more information or if you have questions, contact Blair Poteate at 910-612-6786 or John “Mac” McIntyre at 910-619-3616.