Tuesday, September 18, 2012

SBU Homecoming Parade will be Oct. 6 with Change to Route

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Sharina Smith, Office of Marketing & Communications
417-328-1803 / ssmith@sbuniv.edu

BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University’s Annual Homecoming Parade will occur on Saturday, October 6, at 10:00 a.m. There is not a fee to participate in the parade.

The parade will experience a minor change to the route this year. Instead of beginning the parade at E. Locust and Springfield, it will begin at the corner of  W. Locust and Main (West of First Baptist Church) and proceed south on Main Street.  From Main Street, the parade will follow its traditional route, turning west on Maupin Street, turning south on Pike Street, and end at SBU’s Bolivar campus.

Businesses and Individuals wishing to participate can contact Nathan Penland at npenland@sbuniv.edu or 417-328-1828.

Southwest Baptist University is a leader among private universities in truly integrating Christ-centered academic pursuits with comprehensive professional programs at an affordable price. At SBU, the faculty and staff create a caring, academic community to prepare students to be servant leaders in a global society. For more information, visit www.SBUniv.edu.

SBU’s Office of Marketing and Communications is available to news media 24 hours a day at (417) 399-7918.