Gadsden, AL. – The Gadsden/Etowah Veterans Parade set for 2pm on November 9th is fast approaching and applications are starting to roll in. Greater Gadsden Area Tourism and the Gadsden-Etowah Patriots Association have partnered together to produce the 2016 parade. All units wishing to participate must submit an application. The deadline for applying is October 21.
“With five weeks to go before the parade, we want to make sure folks that want to participate get the chance to get their application in,” commented Hugh Stump III, executive director for the Tourism board. “We need to start the buzz about the parade early and get people involved. We want to make it a great parade to support our veterans and show them our appreciation for everything they have done for all of us.”
Applications can be downloaded from the Tourism website at www.greatergadsden.com or picked up at the Visitors Center at 90 Walnut Street in the Mort Glosser Amphitheater Complex Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm. You can also call the Tourism office to request an application be mailed to you at 256-549-0351.
Terry Collier, Gadsden-Etowah Patriots Association, 256-919-3611