Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Independence Day Parade set for Saturday, July 2nd

The Blooming Grove Historical Society will sponsor a Fourth of July Parade on Saturday, July 2, down main street starting at 11:00 a.m. followed by an Independence Day Program in the City Park. Grand Marshalls will be Veterans of U.S. Armed forces who will also be honored in the ceremony in the park.  The program will include music, races, watermelon-seed spitting contest, a cookie walk, horse shoe pitching, raffles, and food, food, food.  Prizes will be awarded for best float, Most Patriotic Home, and Most Patriotic Dog!!

For more information, please contact Ashley Mahone at 903-879-2651 or Mary Johnson at 903-695-2821.

The Blooming Grove Fire Department will have hot dogs , cotton candy, lemonade, and will host a horseshoe tournament in the park following the Independence Day parade.

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