WORTHINGTON – During Thursday night’s King Turkey Day mixer at Pioneer Village, Bob Ludlow was named as the 2015 parade marshal, and Bruce Viessman was given the title of Honorary Turkey.
Viessman is a former King Turkey Day Board president. The Honorary Turkey is named as someone who has volunteered time and effort over the years for King Turkey Day. The title started being bestowed in 1993.
Ludlow is the founder of Bedford Industries. King Turkey Day Parade Marshals began in 1973, the same year as the Great Gobbler Gallop.