Milwaukee Dancing Grannies to appear in Waukesha's Independence Day Parade

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The City of Waukesha Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department has announced that the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies and the 610 Stompers will participate in the city's Independence Day Parade on Tuesday, July 4.

The 610 Stompers, hailing from New Orleans, describe themselves as "Ordinary Men with Extraordinary Moves" and are said to have become supporters of the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies.

Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly expressed excitement about the groups' participation in a press release issued on Tuesday, April 18, stating, "We are thrilled the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies, together with the 610 Stompers, will make an appearance in Waukesha’s Independence Day Parade. Their friendship and support happened after the Christmas Parade tragedy."

He added, "It will be wonderful to see the two groups come together again in support of the Waukesha community at our Independence Day parade."

A proclamation will be presented to the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies and the 610 Stompers on July 3 when they visit Mayor Reilly. The parade is themed "United We Rock."

Further information is available on the City of Waukesha website by clicking here.

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