Query: If you want to enter something in the LHD parade, you must sign a liability waiver, and then must pay $15 to participate. There are no ribbons or prizes awarded, and you donate your time and expenses. Why is this necessary?

Answer: From the Chamber director, Lynn Scarlett: Cost to participate in the LHD parade was $10 until Aug. 18. After Aug. 18, the cost was $20. The charge covered the cost of insurance, barricades and police officers.