Jesse White Tumblers to march in inaugural parade

December 5, 2008 7:57:16 PM PST
The Presidential Inaugural Committee has invited the Jesse White Tumbling Team to march in the 56th Inaugural Parade January 20.Members of the group will join representatives from across the country and the armed forces in the historic parade down Pennsylvania Avenue following President-elect Barack Obama's swearing-in ceremony on the steps of the Capitol.

"I am honored to invite these talented groups and individuals to participate in the Inaugural Parade," said Obama. "These organizations embody the best of our nation's history, diversity and commitment to service. Vice President-elect Biden and I are proud to have them join us in the parade." Organizations wishing to take part in the parade submitted an application to the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee, which then assisted the Presidential Inaugural Committee in reviewing all of the groups' applications.

All participants in the inaugural parade are responsible for paying for their own lodging and transportation to and from Washington, D.C.


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