Nance Forest parade of summer fun


Nance Forest Apartments hosted a parade Tuesday to showcase their site as a part of the Newberry County Summer Food Service Program Tour.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Many youths and families participated in the parade, showing off their work.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The parade involved banners that demonstrated what they have done this summer because of the Summer Food Service Program.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Before the parade started, the youths sang songs to entertain visitors.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Nance Forest youth hold up a sign for the Summer Food Service Program.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The purpose of the tour is to raise awareness about the summer food service program, provide an opportunity for youth to meet key members of the community, and develop community advocates of the summer food service program.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The parade included artwork that youths have worked on this summer.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

This artwork came from the Wise Street Park site, where they hosted a summer camp as well. Representatives will visit Wise Street Park from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 20.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Youths were excited to not only be in the parade, but also show off their T-shirts and hats.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

These posters demonstrated some of the summer activities that were held at Nance Forest.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Wise Street Park summer camp also included a garden as an activity. That summer camp is being hosted by the Newberry Literacy Council.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Residents of Nance Forest Apartments came outside to wave as the parade passed by.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Summer Food Service Program is a USDA program that provides up to two free meals for youth ages 18 years old and younger. Last year only 1 in 5 youth participated in the program. Nance Forest served about 45.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Nance Forest Apartments hosted a parade Tuesday to showcase their site as a part of the Newberry County Summer Food Service Program Tour.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0796.jpgNance Forest Apartments hosted a parade Tuesday to showcase their site as a part of the Newberry County Summer Food Service Program Tour. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Many youths and families participated in the parade, showing off their work.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0800.jpgMany youths and families participated in the parade, showing off their work. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The parade involved banners that demonstrated what they have done this summer because of the Summer Food Service Program.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0802.jpgThe parade involved banners that demonstrated what they have done this summer because of the Summer Food Service Program. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Before the parade started, the youths sang songs to entertain visitors.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0756.jpgBefore the parade started, the youths sang songs to entertain visitors. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Nance Forest youth hold up a sign for the Summer Food Service Program.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0766.jpgNance Forest youth hold up a sign for the Summer Food Service Program. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The purpose of the tour is to raise awareness about the summer food service program, provide an opportunity for youth to meet key members of the community, and develop community advocates of the summer food service program.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0771.jpgThe purpose of the tour is to raise awareness about the summer food service program, provide an opportunity for youth to meet key members of the community, and develop community advocates of the summer food service program. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The parade included artwork that youths have worked on this summer.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0778.jpgThe parade included artwork that youths have worked on this summer. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

This artwork came from the Wise Street Park site, where they hosted a summer camp as well. Representatives will visit Wise Street Park from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 20.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0781.jpgThis artwork came from the Wise Street Park site, where they hosted a summer camp as well. Representatives will visit Wise Street Park from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 20. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Youths were excited to not only be in the parade, but also show off their T-shirts and hats.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0783.jpgYouths were excited to not only be in the parade, but also show off their T-shirts and hats. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

These posters demonstrated some of the summer activities that were held at Nance Forest.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0786.jpgThese posters demonstrated some of the summer activities that were held at Nance Forest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Wise Street Park summer camp also included a garden as an activity. That summer camp is being hosted by the Newberry Literacy Council.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0790.jpgThe Wise Street Park summer camp also included a garden as an activity. That summer camp is being hosted by the Newberry Literacy Council. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Residents of Nance Forest Apartments came outside to wave as the parade passed by.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0792.jpgResidents of Nance Forest Apartments came outside to wave as the parade passed by. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Summer Food Service Program is a USDA program that provides up to two free meals for youth ages 18 years old and younger. Last year only 1 in 5 youth participated in the program. Nance Forest served about 45.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0794.jpgThe Summer Food Service Program is a USDA program that provides up to two free meals for youth ages 18 years old and younger. Last year only 1 in 5 youth participated in the program. Nance Forest served about 45. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Nance Forest Apartments hosted a parade Tuesday to showcase their site as a part of the Newberry County Summer Food Service Program Tour.

Many youths and families participated in the parade, showing off their work.

The parade involved banners that demonstrated what they have done this summer because of the Summer Food Service Program.

Before the parade started, the youths sang songs to entertain visitors.

Nance Forest youth hold up a sign for the Summer Food Service Program.

The purpose of the tour is to raise awareness about the summer food service program, provide an opportunity for youth to meet key members of the community, and develop community advocates of the summer food service program.

The parade included artwork that youths have worked on this summer.

This artwork came from the Wise Street Park site, where they hosted a summer camp as well. Representatives will visit Wise Street Park from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 20.

These posters demonstrated some of the summer activities that were held at Nance Forest.

The Wise Street Park summer camp also included a garden as an activity. That summer camp is being hosted by the Newberry Literacy Council.

Residents of Nance Forest Apartments came outside to wave as the parade passed by.

The Summer Food Service Program is a USDA program that provides up to two free meals for youth ages 18 years old and younger. Last year only 1 in 5 youth participated in the program. Nance Forest served about 45.

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