The event will get underway at 11 a.m. with a meet and greet, and the formal program starts at 11:30. Highlights of the program include presentations on Constitutional freedom, health care and immigration reform, historical quotations, prayers for the nation and the military as well as a speech delivered by 11-year-old Elise Battle entitled "Securing the Blessings of Liberty for my Generation".
Battle is the 11-year-old daughter of Sharon and Orlando Battle of Fayetteville. She is a sixth grade student at Whitewater Middle School, where she excels in the gifted and accelerated programs. She is also a member of the Duke University Talent Identification Program. She is active in softball and volleyball.
Battle is also a reigning American Co-ed Miss Georgia Preteen. As the Miss Georgia Preteen, she has chosen Queens for Courage as her platform and has served as an ambassador for the program for the past 3 years, helping to raise over $10,000 through various fundraisers and events.
At the conclusion of the program, hot dogs will be served. There is no cost to attend and all concerned citizens regardless of political affiliation are invited to participate.
The event will be conducted respectfully and orderly, in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Cedartown City Commission has granted approval for use of Peek Park.
Organized in 2009, the group held three events last year. The Tea Party movement began in 2009 as a reaction to recent changes made by the Federal government. For more information on the Cedartown Tea Party effort, please contact Larry Tolbert at 770-748-0396 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.