City EMA Hosts 4th of July Parade

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Published on July 5 2014 9:21 am
Last Updated on July 5 2014 9:31 am
Written by Greg Sapp

A 4th of July parade featuring floats, flags and free stuff marched through the streets of Effingham Friday afternoon.

The Effingham City Emergency Management Agency sponsored the procession, which used the EHS Homecoming Parade route on its way from downtown to Effingham High School.

Effingham Mayor Merv Gillenwater served as parade marshal:

Several floats were a part of the procession. Here's the entry from the Knights of Columbus:

Here's the entry from ARC Community Support Systems:

This is the float entered by Altamont Lutheran Interparish School:

Martin's IGA+ brought a birthday cake to celebrate:

The Millroad Thresherman didn't want us to forget about their annual event at the fairgrounds:

Finally, here's a photo of McKaiyla Crooker, who was sitting along the parade route and asked us to take her picture. So we did: