Mardi Gras fun


first_img By The Penny Hoarder You Might Like History lessons Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., talks with Troy University assistant professor of history Dr. David Carlson during a discussion as part… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “Mobile is the former capital of New France and has a long tradition of celebrating Mardi Gras,” Cox said. “Other cities along the Gulf Coast that were occupied and owned by the French have Mardi Gras celebrations. Of course, we aren’t on the Gulf Coast but we can still enjoy the traditions associated with Mardi Gras.” Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen Email the author Print Article “We all like to have fun and we had lot of fun at the Mardi Gras parade,” she said. “We had special treats of Moon Pies and RC Colas and everybody participated in toasting the holiday.”Jessica Cox, assistant manager, said most people think of New Orleans when they think of Mari Gras but it’s Alabama event, too. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Skip The winners in the Lillian D. Green Nutrition Center Mardi Gras Parade on Tuesday were Square Pants, Ann Collins, first place; Color Masks, Eva Collins, second place and Fringe Umbrella, Rosa Boswell, third place. Irene Hathaway (not pictured) was the participant wearing the most beads, with 57. Inset below, Raymond Wheeler was the drum major and led the Mardi Gras Parade.The Lillian D. Green Nutrition Center in Troy celebrated Mardi Gras on Tuesday with a festive parade led by drum major Raymond Wheeler and enjoyed by participants and spectators alike.Hassie Green, center manager, said the Mardi Gras Parade was a great success and will probably become an annual event. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Mardi Gras fun Green agreed that anybody can celebrate Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, which is the Tuesday before Lent and people take that day to enjoy what they are giving up for Lent and it’s often food – sweets in general and chocolates in particular, Green said.“We talked about the traditions of Mardi Gras and how festive the celebration is,” she said. “The participants dressed in all kinds of colorful and funny costumes and paraded through the center. Most of them dressed in the traditional Mardi Gras colors, purple for justice, green for faith and gold for power. I don’t think anybody could have had more fun than we did on Fat Tuesday.” Published 9:13 am Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Sponsored Contentlast_img

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