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Pair of hometown heroes named grand marshals for Warner Robins Christmas Parade

The parade will air on 13WMAZ and stream on 13WMAZ+.

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — The 64th annual Warner Robins Christmas Parade is just a few weeks away and this week Mayor LaRhonda Patrick announced the Grand Marshals for the event.

Dr. Vernard Hodges and Dr. Terrence Ferguson of Critter Fixer Veterinary Hospitals. The two hometown pet heroes opened their business in 1999 and are the stars of ‘Critter Fixers: Country Vets’ on Nat Geo WILD’s hit series. Hodges and Ferguson join a long list of distinguished grand

“It’s a tremendous honor to serve as the Grand Marshals of our hometown Christmas parade,” said Hodges. “We love to give back to our local community and are extremely grateful for their support.”

The parade is set for the traditional first Saturday in December, the 3rd at 10 a.m. For those who can’t make it out to the parade, it will be live-streamed on 13WMAZ+ on the day of the parade and available on demand. It will also air from noon until 1 p.m. on Dec. 10 on 13WMAZ and will be hosted by Katelyn Heck and Wanya Reese. 

This year’s parade will be the first since the COVID-19 pandemic began to be held on Watson Boulevard after using an alternate route since 2019.

It will start at 10 a.m. at McConnell Talbert Stadium located on South Davis Drive and end at the intersection of Watson Boulevard and Houston Road at around noon. 

“We’re bringing Christmas back to the City of Warner Robins after 3 years of COVID-19, and creating a memorable experience for all is extremely important to me,” said Mayor LaRhonda Patrick. “The Christmas Parade Grand Marshals are not only hometown heroes, but also some of the most genuine people I’ve had the opportunity to work with. I am honored they agreed to participate.”


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