BUENA VISTA, Va. – 1000’s of individuals got here out to have fun the fiftieth annual Buena Vista Labor Day parade Monday.
The occasion additionally kicks off the political season in our area.
Celebrations have been canceled final 12 months for the pandemic however have been again in full swing Monday with out skipping a beat.
“After COVID all people has been, , set of their home and it’s good to see folks out and about and having fun with the patriotism and household,” Buena Vista Resident Clyde Ferree stated.
Whereas the parade is a enjoyable occasion for your entire neighborhood. The occasion additionally marks the kickoff of political season right here in Virginia, a number of candidates who will probably be on the statewide ticket have been there Monday morning speaking about the place they stand simply weeks earlier than the November election.
All members of the Republican social gathering on the statewide ticket took half within the occasion, together with Republican candidate for governor Glenn Youngkin.
“We’re going to make Virginia the very best state to dwell work and lift a household very first thing we’re to do is we’re going to get the price of residing down,” Youngkin stated.
Youngkin’s opponent Terry McAuliffe spent his Labor Day at occasions in northern Virginia, however Democratic Senator Creigh Deeds was one in all a hand filled with democrats to indicate up.
“I’m a Democrat, and I feel over the lengthy course of time democrats have performed extra for working folks and for this Commonwealth,”
With lower than two months till the election this November, every candidate made a push to the polls.
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