Independence Day Parade set for June 26

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first_img By Jaine Treadwell Print Article Published 9:48 pm Friday, June 18, 2010 Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Independence Day Parade set for June 26 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day The Fort Rucker Army Band will lead the parade along with the Pike County High School JROTC and the marching band.“The bands set the tone for the parade and, we’ll have American flags to give away so that everyone can get into the spirit of the holiday,” Botts said.Those who are interested in entering the parade may do so by calling Botts at 334-735-3125.Immediately following the parade, the Brundidge Business Association will have activities at the Knox Ryals Pavilion on the grounds of the Bass House/City Hall.“We’ll have live entertainment with picking, singing and dancing. And, vendors will have hotdogs, hamburgers, watermelon and other foods typical of the Fourth of July holiday,” Botts said.“So, the Independence Day Parade will be a fun way to celebrate our country’s independence. We encourage everyone to make plans to be a part of the BBA’s Independence Day Parade with an entry in the parade or as a cheering spectator.” To say that there’ll be a hot time in town when the Independence Day Parade takes center stage June 26, might not be the best way to promote the annual Brundidge event.Rue Botts, parade chair, said she can’t promise cooler weather, but she can promise that no matter high the temperature rises, it can’t out do the patriotic spirit of the celebration.“The Brundidge Business Association has been sponsoring the Independence Day Parade for so many years that we’ve lost count,” Botts said, laughing. Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen “Sometimes the weather cooperates. Sometimes it doesn’t. But unless it’s storming, the parade will go on.”The 2010 Independence Day Parade will begin its march down Brundidge Main Street at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 26.The parade takes a Main Street route through the downtown area that is all decked out for the Fourth of July. By The Penny Hoarder “Everyone is invited to participate in the parade as long as they carry out the patriotic theme,” Botts said. “The entries can be as elaborate as you want or as simple was red, white and blue streamers on a bicycle. The parade is a salute to our country’s proud heritage and to those who have paid the price of our freedoms.”In keeping with the theme and spirit of the Independence Day Parade, the Grand Marshals of the parade will be the 900th Maintenance Company of the Alabama National Guard, which is based in Brundidge.“The 900th has been activated and will be deployed overseas in August,” Botts said.“We want to honor them and let them know how much they are appreciated and will be missed.” Skip You Might Like Lightning strike closes runway A lightning bolt blasted into a runway at Troy Municipal Airport Tuesday, effectively shutting it down for the rest of… read more Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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