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Zais named Sunfair Parade grand marshal

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- Yakima city manager Dick Zais is named this year's Sunfair Parade grand marshal.

"It really feels appropriate to have someone who has served this city faithfully and diligently for the past 32 years," said Sunfair president Joe Mann, adding "Dick Zais has earned the honor of heading up our 50th Anniversary of the Sunfair Parade."

Zais, who retires in July, will head up the parade through downtown Yakima.

The Sunfair Parade takes place September 24. The event begins at 10:00 a.m. at 16th Ave. and W. Yakima Ave. and ends at 6th and E. Yakima Ave.