The Parade

This year’s Rose Parade was held on May 16th with pleasant weather and eager participation from groups big and small. The veteran community participated with an assortment of entries including the POW cage and tower, military vehicles, several Color Guards, and a uniquely designed Chapter 223 float that won first prize in its category. The parade began with the Santa Rosa’s Police Department’s Motor Patrol Unit on BMW motorcycles executing a simple but well-choreographed maneuver signaling the beginning of the parade. What followed was a cavalcade of floats, vehicles, and people of all ages walking and riding to this year’s theme, “Out of a Storybook”, which allowed for a wide range of c

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