First Posted: 5/7/2014 2:55:54 AM | Last Updated: 5/7/2014 7:02:05 PM
Snellville Day---Where Dreams Do Come True, Again !.
By Tricia Bailey, Ourtown National News Editor,
"It is hard to justify why someone would leave a town, like the City of Snellville, Ga., in the first place. Only those who grew up in the best city of Georgia can try to comprehend, some of the reasons why.
Some left because of marriage. Some left for higher learning. Some left for better opportunity, while others, left to explore the world, while serving our country, by joining America's military.
One thing is for sure, we all try to come back home to ,'OurTown', for Snellville Day Weekend, the first Saturday of May !", reveals Mrs. Donna Acker, CEO of Snellville Institute, and South Gwinnett teacher for decades.
For those of you who missed out , due to travel conflicts, or other obligations, read and look at what we did this past weekend. The theme for this year was "Dreams Do Come True".
As always, Snellville Day starts with a parade. The crowd started to gather as they were waiting anxiously for the 41st Annual Snellville Day parade on May 3, 2014.
The crowd grew, one by one, two by two, three by three. effortlessly the citizens of Snellville could be counted by the thousands within. One signature moment, was every one was excited to began the festival.
There were so many dignitaries, in attendance, that it would be hard to name them all. However, here are just a few.
Mayor Kelly Kautz , along with all of the council members, greeted South Gwinnett High School cheerleaders, local business owners, and a whole host of tourist from Stone Mountain Park .
Following the parade, the crowd proceeded to Brisco Park . At that time the crowd grew to over 120,000 people It included Arts and Crafts. A car and bike show, There was a huge kids corner. Countless food vendors, and great live entertainment.
To be sure, Snellville Day is always a great day to relax, enjoy time with your family, and friends, while coming back home to Snellville, Georgia.