Parade Participants Preparing
West University Place’s Senior Division All Stars will be presented with the keys to the city, in a ceremony tonight at Wallin Field.
The 2009 World Series winners will also get a proclamation from West U Mayor Bob Kelly.
Preparations are underway for a parade Thursday down University Blvd., followed by a ceremony honoring the team at
The team will give Mayor Kelly an autographed baseball, which will go on display in a trophy case at the City of West U’s new Rec Center. The center is under construction on Bellaire Blvd.
West U City Manager Michael Ross said University Blvd. will be closed from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for the parade. Residents of West U and neighboring Southside Place have been notified about the festitivies.
Ross said the keys to the city don’t actually open anything.
“They’re just for looks. They’ll look good in a display case,” Ross said.
The team has been the talk of the town since winning the 2009 World Series on August 22.