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It's a Parade!

Community parade starts 10 a.m. Saturday at Hoosier United Methodist Church on Mays.

Southwest Atlantans will have a chance to cheer for the elementary and middle schools that feed to Mays High School in this Saturday's fall festival and parade down Benjamin E. Mays Drive.

The parade—sponsored by Councilman C.T. Martin, Mays High School and (EMC2)—begins at 10 a.m. at , 2545 Benjamin E. Mays Drive, and ends at , 3450 Benjamin E. Mays Drive.

The sponsors will host a cluster pep rally at 11 a.m. on the Mays track followed by a Mays High homecoming tailgate party at noon. Participants are also invited to join for their annual fall festival.

“We are excited to announce this great day of events which will allow our schools, community organizations, and individuals to show their pride in their communities and schools,” Councilman C. T. Martin said in an official statement about the parade and festival.

was formed by parents in the Mays Cluster concerned about the negative perception of local public schools in southwest Atlanta. Emc2 joined with Councilman C.T. Martin and Mays to coordinate this kick-off event to foster a more positive energy in our community about public education.

If you have questions or need more information, email info@emc2now.com or call 404-849-1916.

Delores "Dee" Turner October 21, 2011 at 02:07 PM
Congrats to C.T. Martin & all who are involved. We need more events like this. Now let's get the word out about this!!!
Janita Poe October 22, 2011 at 09:35 AM
Come on out, everyone, and cheer for our schools and our community!! Cascade Patch will be there. Pictures soon!
Jamie Cox October 23, 2011 at 12:36 AM
Any parade pictures?
Janita Poe October 23, 2011 at 10:24 AM
They are up now!

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