The Ellis County Press
Ellis County – The Ellis County Young Conservatives invite everyone who believes in limited government, fiscal responsibility, personal responsibility, The Rule of Law and national sovereignty to join them in the City of Waxahachie’s fourth of July parade during the annual Crape Myrtle festival weekend.
The parade begins in downtown Waxahachie at 10 a.m. and ends at Getzendaner Park where all are welcome to gather at the Chautauqua Auditorium following the parade for Ellis County’s Tea Party event.
The group does plan to caravan to South Fork Ranch, home of popular television series Dallas, where the Dallas Tea party will be held from 3 p.m. to midnight.
The Dallas event features many guest speakers including, but not limited to, Scott O’Grady, Michelle Malkin, former vice- presidential candidate Wayne Allen Root and entertainment by Mickey Dolenz of the Monkees.
The main Tea Party in Dallas is free to the public but donations are encouraged that Soldiers’ Angels can send to our troops serving overseas.
Items needed include AA and AAA batteries, CDs/DVDs, Ramen noodles, Gum, Nuts, Granola bars, Dried fruit, Wet Wipes, Eye drops, Lip balm, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Blank cards, Stationery, Paper and Pens.
We the People of Texas in Ellis County will be convening at the downtown parade passing out pocket size constitutions.
"We encourage anyone interested in participating to meet around 8 to 8:30 a.m. in the College St. Church of Christ parking lot in Waxahachie,"said Sonda Bennett, co-founder of the group.
Each of the groups from Ellis County plan to meet at the Ellis County Tea Party at Chautauqua Auditorium.
Signs and patriotic attire are encouraged.