The Frankfort Avenue Business Association (FABA) will host the 17th Annual Frankfort Avenue Easter Parade on Saturday, April 11, 2009. Beginning at 11:30am in front of St. Mark’s, 2822 Frankfort Avenue, the parade will travel from Stilz to Haldeman Avenue. Participants include the Shriners, Hwang’s Martial Arts, the Wagner Marching Band, the Talking Police Car, and the Mounted Sheriff’s Posse, this year’s Grand Marshall Margaret Browning of Margaret’s Consignment and the Easter Bunny. Anyone is welcome to participate in the parade. Families and kids are encouraged to dress in costume and bring their Easter baskets to be filled with free candy. Pets are also welcome.
The "Good Ears" awards will be presented to the most creative float and the most outrageous Easter bonnet. The Judges stand will be located in front of the Irish Rover, 2319 Frankfort Avenue. Those who wish to be considered for the awards are asked to stop in front of the judges and show off their Easter Style.
This is a FREE, family-friendly event. For more information call Michaelle at (502) 419-6159 or visitwww.frankfortave.com. About The Frankfort Avenue Business Association The Frankfort Avenue Business Association (FABA) has been the backbone of the dramatic, positive change that has made Historic Frankfort Avenue such a vibrant area. FABA’s mission is to enhance the Frankfort Avenue area as a place to do business.
The Association works to stimulate economic development and growth along the business corridor and develop and implement marketing activities that promote and improve the business climate. In addition, FABA acts as a unifying force and advocate for solutions when issues emerge in the community, as well as supporting the work of the area neighborhood associations and charitable organizations.
FABA helps keep Frankfort Avenue looking its best through clean-up blitz programs, graffiti eradication, and spraying for weeds, in cooperation with Operation Brightside, the Metro Council and the City Arborist.
For more information about the thriving historic Frankfort Avenue corridor and FABA, stop by any participating business to pick up The Guide to Historic Frankfort Avenue or visit www.frankfortave.com.