The City of Savannah along with Parker’s Convenience Stores were proud sponsors of the 2012 Picnic in the Park held on last Sunday in Forsyth Park. Large crowds turned out for a lovely evening. Many participated in the Picnic Contest with the theme “One Enchanted Evening”.
Picnickers were entertained by Angela Beasley’s Puppet People featuring Madeline Walker Coastal Ballet; Abeni Cultural Arts and Spit Fire Entertainment; Oglethorpe Charter School Singing Titans; Eddie Wilson and Strings of the South
Greg Parker with Parker’s convenience stores introduced Mayor Edna Jackson along with Aldermen Van Johnson and Tony Thomas to the stage for remarks. He also presented the new Parker’s mascot, “Chewy” to the picnic audience. Picnic Competition
PICNIC CONTEST WINNERS included HOMIEST: “The Wiz” — Carolyn Lance
1st place: “The Snow Palace” — Patra Rickman
2nd place: “Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves” — Joyce Piersanti and 3rd place: “The Mad Hatter Tea Party” — Lisa James