Founder’s Day Parade, Dripping Springs

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The Board was well represented in the Dripping Springs Founder’s Day Parade on April 21, 2016.  For those of you who don’t know the northern part of our county the Founder’s Day is a traditional event dating back for a number of decades.  The first few were small, local events.  These days it is a very large week-end long festival, complete with a mid-way carnival, dozens and dozens of vendors, performances and food, food, food.  People come from Austin, San Antonio and Houston for this festival.


The Founder’s Day festival kicks off on Friday night with a parade down Mercer Street that draws hundreds of people.  Our float was done all in blue–the color of the National Prevention of Child Abuse month.  Enjoy the pictures!




In closing the last picture.  The shadow of a pin wheel highlighted through the banner of the Hays County Child Protection Board in the late spring sun. May all our pin wheels, which represent abused children in our county, someday soon be only shadows of past realities.