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Athens Main Street is seeking nominations for the 2017 Athena-Grease Goddess for the upcoming Athens Grease Festival.

The mythical Athena was known as a wise Greek goddess who loved and protected the City of Athens, could be a warrior and had a creative side and interest in the arts, crafts, and agriculture. Likewise, the Athena–Grease Goddess should demonstrate similar qualities through her willingness to give back to the city. She must be a Limestone County resident who works to improve the City of Athens through avenues such as volunteering with non-profits, with the arts, with youth, on a city board, or through environmental efforts. She can earn extra points for being known as a good cook.

Athena-Grease Goddess will lead the opening ceremonies for the festival and have a throne of honor on the courthouse steps where she can watch the festivities and meet with event goers.

Nominations are due by Aug. 21.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE APPLICATION FOR ATHENA

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