Shrine Bowl Parade Kicks off in Pittsburg ahead of the big game

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Shrine Bowl Parade kicked off in Pittsburg this morning ahead of the big game tonight.

Shriner clubs from across the 4-States gathered today to host their annual parade event.

Both teams, including local cheer squads and band members, marched from 11th to 12th Street on Broadway.

Officials say the celebration serves as a community effort to raise funds and bring attention to a worthy cause; supporting the Shriners Hospitals for Children and their patients.

All proceeds from the game go to benefit the network of 22 hospitals.

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UPDATE: Shrine bowl parade kicks off in Pittsburg, Kansas.