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Homecoming Parade Set for Saturday
January 29, 2004


WHO: Mercer Students and the Macon Community


WHAT: An internationally-themed parade featuring two marching bands, fire trucks, the Neubian Knights Saddle Club and more than 20 floats designed by Mercer students, Mercer athletes.


WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 31, at 10 a.m.


WHERE: The parade will begin at Bond Street in front of the Walter F. George School of Law. It will continue to Georgia Avenue, then to College Street and wrap around the outskirts of the University’s main campus ending at Porter Track, off Stadium Drive.


BACKGROUND:  Mercer students and administrators have developed a new route for the parade, returning it to downtown Macon for the community to enjoy.


Note: Students will be working on their floats today and Friday, and are available for photographs and video. Media interested in covering the events should contact Jenny Butkus at (478) 301-4037 or (478) 731-3668.