City streets are decorated, the Christmas Tree lights are on, the only thing left to usher in the 2012 Christmas Season in Loganville is the annual Christmas Parade. The City of Loganville is inviting residents to join them in "A Country Christmas" parade.
The festivities kick off at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, as the city welcomes parade participants down Main Street in Loganville. The theme for this year's parade of lights is "A Country Christmas" Loganville's own rising country music star star, serving as Grand Marshal.
Float entries will be judged and the following awards handed out:
- Mayor's Award; 1st, 2nd or 3rd Place.
- The City Manager will award the best City Department float.
- The Parade Organizer will award an Honorable Mention.
All the details, rules and regulations are availalable here.
The entry fee is simple - a canned donatation for each parade participant to Shepherd's Staff. More than one item of canned goods will be gratefully accepted too. Drop locations are listed on the website or you can drop them offr at at City Hall, 4835 Pecan St., Loganville or at the Shepherd Staff offices, 76 Bay Creek Road, Suite N, Loganville.
Suggested Shepherd Staff Donation Items:
Canned Meat (beef stew, corned beef, Treet or Spam)
Canned Spaghetti Sauce
Canned Pasta (spaghetti & meatballs, ravioli, etc.)
Canned Fruit (peaches, fruit cocktail, pears)
Canned Green Beans
Canned English Peas
Canned Mixed Vegetables
Canned Soup (tomato, vegetable, chicken noodle, chicken rice)
Boxed Mac & Cheese
Dry Beans or Peas