This morning, Cell officers, like Mayor Sandy Stimpson, will host a celebration in Mardi Gras Park in honor of the forthcoming Planet Online games in Birmingham.
Even though the Games do not start till July 7, in May, Staff Crimson, White & Blue, a veterans guidance firm, began the “Old Glory Relay,” according to a push launch from the City of Cell. An American flag that as soon as flew over the United States Capitol has been carried by 1000’s of veterans through 15 states as element of the relay.
The flag arrived in Cellular very last night and will be headed to Pensacola future, ahead of in the long run arriving in Birmingham for the opening ceremony of the Globe Games.
At 9 a.m., town officers and Globe Video games officers will acquire in Mardi Gras Park to celebrate the game titles and the Aged Glory Relay. Then, the flag carriers will vacation north on Royal Avenue as they start off the journey to Pensacola. City officers are inviting people today to occur to Mardi Gras Park and rejoice the flag, as properly as the future Globe Video games.
The World Games will acquire location about 10 times in venues throughout Birmingham. Supported by the Worldwide Olympic Committee, some of the sports activities highlighted include women’s softball, bowling and karate.