Be in the "Bearcat Country" Homecoming Parade on Oct. 22


Lebanon, Ill. — McKendree University's Campus Activities Board invites groups from throughout the local area to take part in the annual homecoming parade in Lebanon on Saturday morning, Oct. 22.

This year’s student theme is “Bearcat Country.” Civic organizations, clubs, county fair royalty, and bands can decorate and enter floats in the parade, or take part by walking, marching, or riding in a vehicle, etc. Classic car clubs are also welcome participants.

The parade will begin at 11 a.m. Line-up will begin at 10 a.m. in the north parking lot of the Melvin Price Convocation Center, just off Alton St. on the McKendree campus. The route will be from Alton St. to St. Louis St. to Monroe St. to Summerfield St., returning to the Convocation Center on Alton St.

For more information or entry forms, contact the Traditions Committee at (618) 537-6315 or e-mail Parade forms are also available on the McKendree University student homecoming website at