What's Up, Waveland? October 2020
Waveland alderman Jeremy Burke updates us on Waveland's Halloween bash, Veteran's Day parade, Hurricane Laura relief efforts, and the next Food Truck Friday event.
The goals of the organizers are to ensure that this is a safe environment and a safe event for everyone attending. Attendees of the Halloween Bash are expected to wear a face mask. The people handing out treats will set out individual candy pieces or put small toys on a table for a contact-free trick or treat. The city of Waveland will control the flow of people to allow social distancing practices.
Waveland Veterans Events
The City of Waveland will host a Veteran’s Parade on Sunday, November 8, 2020, at 2 pm along Coleman Avenue. We are inviting veterans of the Bay/Waveland and Hancock County areas to participate by riding in the parade. We are also inviting any groups who would like to participate by marching in the parade, or individuals or businesses interested in sponsoring the event. Most of all, we want our community members to join together in honoring these veterans by attending the parade.
For many years, brave men and women have served our country, making many sacrifices to protect our freedoms, and we want to honor and celebrate these veterans for their service. The reason the parade is on a Sunday is that we want all youth members of our community to have an opportunity to not only participate or attend the parade but to learn civic pride. We hope that they will be the members of the community who will carry on this tradition.
Please download forms here for Veteran participants, volunteers and parade participants. The deadline for submitting the form is Friday, November 1, 2020. If you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (228) 209-7399.
We look forward to honoring the brave men and women of our community.
Hurricane Laura Collection Drive
The Bay-Waveland School District and Saint Stanislaus College have formed a partnership to collect supplies that will be sent to victims of Hurricane Laura.
The Bay High National Honor Society and the Saint Stanislaus Student Council will be collecting water, mosquito repellant, cleaning supplies and personal hygiene products until October 9. The supplies and donations collected will be sent to the victims of Hurricane Laura.
Donations and items may be dropped off at Bay Books, (131 Main Street, BSL), Bay High School, the Law Office of Elise Epperson Deano (10199 Highway 603, BSL), or Saint Stanislaus.
Waveland Food Truck Friday
The next Waveland Food Truck Friday is scheduled for Friday, October 9, from 5-8 pm on Coleman Avenue.
For the last several months, the Waveland Food Truck Friday event has been slightly different, but October’s event will be closer to normal. Waveland Food Truck Friday will have live music again thanks to Silver Slipper Casino.
Traffic on Coleman Avenue in front of Studio Waveland will be closed to accommodate the food trucks. The city of Waveland will continue to take several safety measures to accommodate social distancing and provide a safe environment for Waveland Food Truck Friday attendees
Admission is free and open to the public. Food can be purchased through the food trucks: Lil’ Cajun Express, Twisted Magnolia, Semplice Pizza, and Mr. Tamale. The Waveland Civic Association will have a table set up selling beer, soft drinks and water Waveland Food Truck Friday will have Greg B. Productions playing everyone’s favorite music, thanks to the generous sponsorship from the Silver Slipper Casino.
Use the hashtag #downtownwaveland on your social media posts so everyone can see the good food, good folks and good time you are having.
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