BREWER – Local twirlers are representing the state of Maine in the 2017 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day parade.
The Maine-E-Acts baton twirling team is made up of 15 young women from around the state. They range in age from 11 to 17.
On Thanksgiving Day they will be showcasing their skills for all to enjoy. The girls say they couldn’t be more thrilled.
Makenzie Sayers a baton twirler for Main-E-Acts said “I’m really excited to be apart of this our team worked very hard and we are super excited to go be apart of this parade we love doing parades.”
Jessica Hymas a baton twirler for the Main-E-Acts said “It’s nice it’s an honor that they would want us to be in this parade.”
They’ve been practicing during the week and putting in eight hours every Saturday to prepare for this.
The team departs for Philly on Wednesday November 22nd.