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Monday, June 30, 2008

Volunteers Needed: July 4 Parades and Festivals

We are gearing up for the 2008 4th of July parades and festivals and we have a lot of ground to cover. We want to make sure that Democrats are represented all over the County. Your help is greatly appreciated.

Below are events taking place all over Dallas County. If you or members of your Democratic Club can help out at any of these parades and/or festivals, please let me know.

--Renee Hartley, Office Manager, Dallas County Democratic Party 214-821-8331 or email to renee AT dallasdemocrats DOT org.


Irving: Parade
Theme: Celebrating American Traditions
5:30 AM - Parade Gates Open
7:30 AM - All entries required to be in place
7:30 to 8:30 AM - Parade Judging
8:45 AM - Awards distributed
9:00 AM - Parade begins
Staging area: Irving Civic Center 825 West Irving Blvd., Irving, TX 75060 MAP
Click HERE for parade route.

Duncanville: Parade
Theme: "City of Champions - Past & Future"
Parade Line up: 7:00 AM
Staging area: Central Elementary School, 302 East Freeman Duncanville, Texas 75116 MAP
**NOTE** Throwing items (including candy) and passing out literature, is not allowed.

Park Cities: Parade
Parade line up: 7:30 AM
Staging area: Euclid Ave. near Highland Park Town Hall, 4700 Drexel Drive, Texas 75205 MAP
**NOTE** Dallas County Young Democrats will be participating in this parade.

Lake Highlands: Parade and Festival
Parade Line up: 9:30 AM
Staging area: Lakewood United Methodist Church 2443 Abrams, Dallas TX 75214 MAP
**NOTE** Lake Highlands/White Rock Democrats will have a booth after the parade.

Coppell: Parade
Theme: Spirit of Coppell
Parade Line up: 8:30 AM
Staging area: Parking lot at Sandy Lake and Samuel North East Corner MAP
**NOTE** Coppell/Valley Ranch Democrats will help in this parade.

Garland: Festival Star Spangled 4th
Set up: 6:30 - AM to 9:30 AM
Festival: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location: Firewheel Town Center, 245 Cedar Sage Dr., Garland, TX 75040 MAP
**NOTE** Click HERE for important information about parking. Event Schedule can be found HERE.

--WOW! As you can see we have a lot of ground to cover. We will have the help of Elected Officials and Candidates, but we really could use your help to make these events extra special. I look forward to hearing from you soon and thanks so much for all you do for Dallas County.


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