Tax Day Tea Party Protest Set for Coolidge Park April 15

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 17) – The Chattanooga Tea Party (a nonprofit organization) and North Georgia Tea Parties today announced that the second annual tax day tea party rally will be held Thursday, April 15 at Coolidge Park on Chattanooga’s North Shore. The event will get underway at 4 p.m. with the opening of concession tables and recorded music as people start to gather.

The official 90-minute program will start at 5:30 p.m. and will include live music, petition signing tables, food and memorabilia concessions, a few short speeches by concerned citizens as well as a keynote speaker, audience participation and family fun. Attendees are urged to bring lawn chairs, “family-friendly” signs and flags.

Last year, more than 850 tea parties were held across the country on April 15 with over 1.2 million citizens in attendance including Chattanooga’s event with an estimated attendance of 2500. The theme for this year’s event is “Promoting Liberty and Restoring Values”.

The local Chattanooga and North Georgia tea parties are non-partisan, independent grass roots organizations that are loosely affiliated with the national tea party movement, whose core values of fiscal responsibility, constitutionally limited government, and free markets continue to be our unified rallying cry.

Event Details Date: April 15, 2010 (Thursday) Concessions open at 4 p.m., program runs from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Location: Coolidge Park on Chattanooga’s North Shore. Please RSVP at Donations will be gladly accepted at the event to help defray costs.

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