Villagers for Trump members made their message heard on Saturday afternoon: the American people must support the President's call for a border wall between the United States and Mexico.
Saturday afternoon's "Building the Wall" parade, titled "Villages for Trump", included 378 golf carts decorated on patriotic themes.Participants at the Saturday Villagers for Trump Golf Carpet Parade will cross Sumter Landing Lake.
The very popular club members gathered en masse – 378 golf carts, most with more than one occupant – for a 'Build The Wall' parade that began from the Barnes & Noble car park at Lake Sumter Landing.
From there, the group made several rounds around the market square, then headed to Spanish Springs Town Square to get their message across golf carts adorned with numerous signs, American flags and other patriotic decorations.
Throughout the parade, shouts of "Build this wall" were heard on the two squares of the city. Most spectators along the road raised their thumbs or shouted their approval, although some, like Greg and Dorothy Duncan, of Hemingway village, protested with a sign saying "Dump Wall Dump Trump".
"I'm not in favor of the wall," said Dorothy. "It's a stupid idea."
Donna and Bill Smith from the village of Briar Meadow took part in the Saturday parade, "The villagers for Trump, build the wall".
Bill Smith, who was attending the parade with his wife, Donna, said that he had no problem with the protesters who were speaking out.
"It's America, that's what it's all about," said the village resident of Briar Meadow, "You have your chance to speak." There are people with signs saying "Dump Trump" and all the rest, it's America, and because of things like security and if the wall was built, they would be even safer to do it, "the educator added. Retirement of Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, which caused a sensation last month at the Christmas tree of Spanish Springs Town Square lighting event by wearing a bright red and white suit and Santa hat that illuminated.
"Keep America safe!" Donna added as they drove away and continued their drive around Sumter Landing Lake.
Among the youngest participants in Saturday's Trump 'Build The Wall' golf cart rally, the Trump villagers were, from left: Roy Wiles, 23, from Summerfield; Timothy Merkel, 23, from Summerfield; Chris Parco, 21, from Leesburg; and Brianna Dyer, 31, from Ocala.
Saturday's parade also included four young voters riding in a trolley with a large cutout of President Trump attached to the back. The cart is owned by villager Delinda Osdan, who lives in the Buffalo Ridge area and was led by her 21-year-old son, Chris Parco of Leesburg, who was joined by Roy Wiles, 23, of Summerfield; Timothy Merkel, 23, also from Summerfield; and Brianna Dyer, 31, from Ocala.
"We voted for Trump last time," said Wiles. "It was the first time I could vote. But we are part of it all. "
The villagers came Saturday from all of Florida's friendliest city, to participate in the Villumpers for Trump 'Build the Wall' golf car rally.
"We are not in clubs but we are here to show our support," he said.
Parco added, "We can not go to the clubs yet, but they said it was nice to see the kids participate."
Eileen Pratt, from the village of Fernandina, is holding a diamond painting that she made of President Trump.Sue Cianci, on the far left, and Donna Hoak, far right, co-chair of the Villagers for Trump Action Committee, stand with villagers Judy Jones, who holds a Trump sign, and Claudette Richards at the end of Saturday's competition, with 378 golf carts.
For Judy Jones, from Mallory Square Village, Saturday's event was an opportunity to join friends in showing their support for the President and the goals he strives to achieve. Claudette Richards, her neighbor, joined the parade and described the event as "more than wonderful."
"These people are good Americans," she said. "I am grateful to live in the villages. We are grateful to the people who put this in place and to their hard work. These people work all year, while God bless them.
Greg and Dorothy Duncan, from Hemingway Village, demonstrated in front of Saturday's villager event for Trump.Tom Dauria, left of Lake Deaton village, stands next to a protester who refused to give his full name at the Trump 'Build The Wall' golf cart rally. Dauria, who served in the Marine Corps in the 1960s, had just finished a conversation with another protester who had walked away after expressing an opposite point of view. "The problem with the Democrats is that you can not talk to them," he said.
Jones added that she thought the turnout of 378 golf carts was amazing. And she predicted that the forthcoming Villagers for Trump golf car show would double that number, promising to be one of the first to register.
"You'd better know I'm going to be there!" She said with a big smile, adding that she had never missed any of the group's golf car rallies. "I'm going to have my golf cart decorated even more and I'll be decorated even more!"
Jeanne and Phil Martin, from Charlotte Village, pose with the personalized Yesteryear Red Golf Cart from fellow countryman Dick Clapp.
Jeanne and Phil Martin, from Charlotte Village, stopped to take their picture next to Dick Clapp villagers' personalized personalized golf cart, Dick Yapp, which included a flashing light sign under an American flag. They both agreed that Saturday's event was a huge success.
"It was very nice," said Jeanne. "It's exciting to see a large group of
Sue Cianci and Donna Hoak, co-chairs of the Villagers for Trump Action Action Committee, brought together such a large number of meetings and ensured that participants had a good time and a good time. The two men followed the parade in the golf cart ahead, with Hoak driving and Cianci in front of his megaphone.
"I shouted, 'Build the wall,' and we were right," she said. "Sometimes you had your thumb down, but most of them were up, which is great."
Frank and Dimple Battista, from Polo Ridge Village, with Jerry and Wanda Brown, Summerfield.
Cianci added that participants also appreciated the fact that villagers for Trump members sold signs saying "Trump 2020" at $ 2 and small US flags at $ 1. And the "Build The Wall" signs were free, she said.
"Build the wall, it is not the construction of houses for the illegals. That's what I said, '' Sue emphasized with a chuckle.
The villagers decorated their golf carts with lots of signs, flags and patriotic colors to participate in Saturday's Villagers for Trump golf car rally.The villagers of Susan Kelly, a Trump member from Buttonwood Village.
Hoak also described the day as a great success, adding that she was expecting a significant turnout because the weather was nice and the northern snowbirds are here.
"It was very fun and everyone benefits," she said. "And it's a chance for people to behave like children again. Everyone loves parades.
Villagers for Trump members have already successfully organized several golf carts. In October, a contingent of 383 golf carts and about 800 people showed their support for Republican candidates in the November elections. In August, they hosted a lively "Red Wave" rally with horny golf carts passing through Sumter Landing Lake and Spanish Springs Place. And in March, 60 carts passed through Florida's most sympathetic hometown with signs displaying American signs and flags to show their support for the president.
One of 387 golf carts participating in Saturday's "Build the Wall" event, organized by villagers for Trump.Sue Cianci, co-chair of the Villagers for Trump Action Committee, together with her president Donna Hoak, organized the "Build The Wall" golf cart rally.