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Join the Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities at the Kent State University Homecoming Parade on Saturday, October 6!  
The parade will step-off at 10:00 a.m. from the Kent State University campus and will proceed west on Main Street. The parade will conclude at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Main Street and Franklin Avenue in downtown Kent, Ohio.

Parade participants should plan on arriving no later than 9:30 AM.

Parade vehicles will be lined up at the corner of Midway Dr. and Main St. in Kent. The Board will have both a maroon truck and yellow school bus in the lineup. Please search for these vehicles upon arriving.

Parking is available both on campus and downtown. Individuals are welcome to park in a variety of campus lots near the lineup. Participants can exit the parade at its conclusion downtown, or be shuttled back to their vehicle by Portage DD staff.  
For more information contact Christopher Clevenger-Morris, Community Outreach Coordinator, at 330.297.4188 or by email at chrisc@portagedd.org.  

Note: Photos will be taken during the event. By participating in the parade, individuals grant the Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities permission to use their photo on the Portage DD website, in marketing materials, on social media, etc.