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File #: 0082X-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/23/2017 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To Recognize and Celebrate the SoHud April Fools Parade and Festival of Hilaria in the City of Columbus
Sponsors: Shannon G. Hardin, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson, Zach M. Klein

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To Recognize and Celebrate the SoHud April Fools Parade and Festival of Hilaria in the City of Columbus

 

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WHEREAS, the SoHud community celebrates the fourth annual April Fools Parade and Festival of Hilaria on Saturday, April 1st, 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, the April Fools Parade celebrates SoHud’s quirkiness and artistic diversity, with home-made-costumes, puppets, various musical instruments, tall bikes and short children winding through the neighborhood; and

 

WHEREAS, the parade concludes at the Festival of Hilarity, a family-friendly event that features face painting, a photo booth, games of chance, and a good time had by all; and

 

WHEREAS, initially spear-headed by the SoHud Blockwatch organization, the parade has grown into an annual gathering of community members and residents from across the City of Columbus to celebrate the arrival of Spring; and

 

WHEREAS, each year the Parade and Festival creates opportunities for individuals in the community to work together to participate in an artistic, unique expression of neighborhood creativity and lightheartedness; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does hereby recognize and celebrate the SoHud April Fools Parade and the Festival of Hilaria on this day Saturday, April 1st, 2017.