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Popular fire truck parade coming to Kannapolis

Source: City of Kannapolis Source: City of Kannapolis
KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) -

The Kannapolis Fire Department will host a Fire Truck Parade to as part of their Annual Open House, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, September 30, according to a press release.

The parade will begin at 11 a.m.

The route will be along Laureate Way and N. Research Campus Drive, between City Hall and the North Carolina Research Campus. Indoor festivities will be in The Laureate Center at City Hall.

The free Open House will focus on the theme, “Every Second Counts.”

Attendees can receive information on how to make sure you have working smoke alarms, plan home evacuations, and prevent fires. There will be emergency vehicles, music, entertainment, helicopters, inflatable games, and a Pit Road, which will consist of community partners with lots of great information, and more.

he Kannapolis Firefighters’ Assistance Foundation (KFAF) will have hamburgers, hotdogs, and drinks available for purchase. In addition, KFAF will host a silent auction and sell T-shirts. Profits will go to assist local firefighters in need.

Organizations with a mission geared towards health, safety, education, injury prevention, community service, well-being, empowerment, etc. can join the event. To learn more about Pit Road opportunities, contact Lee Goodman at lgoodman@kannapolisnc.gov.

The city is also looking for volunteers.  Anyone interested may contact Maria Bostian at mbostian@kannapolisnc.gov, or at 704-920-4260.

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