On this episode of Mount Pleasant Podcast, Fred Tetor, Retired Mount Pleasant Fire Chief who has been involved in more than 40 Christmas Parades in Mount Pleasant since 1972 talks with host Brian Cleary about the parade over the decades which is held on the second Sunday of every December which is December 11th this year beginning at 5:30 pm.
Fred talks about how the parade used to be held during the day, grew and moved from the Old Village to Coleman Boulevard while becoming more professional every year, how floats used to be rented from out of town and he shares interesting and funny stories about happenings during the parades over the years.
Fred also tells how the parade is organized over the years by the Police, Fire and Recreation Departments to make the parades a success, about the daily lighting of town’s holiday tree near Moultrie school where children would visit Santa Claus at his wooden sleigh maintained by the Sanitation Department … and more! Tune in for Podcast Episode 48!
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