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Sierra Madre Fourth of July, 2008

 

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Pre-Parade and Woman's Club Open House

July 4th, 2008

 

As they have traditionally for many years, the Sierra Madre Woman's Club held an open house with breakfast, coffee and juice, as well as a patriotic singalong.  The rest of these pictures were taken along Sunnyside, Ramona and Sierra Madre Blvd. as staging for the parade was underway.   Video link by photo in 4th row.

 

That's Snookie Greger on the right, and for some reason I always draw a blank on the name of the lady on the left.

Congressman David Dreier chats with Council Member John Buchanan and an unidentified woman

Jan Reed on the left, not sure who the other lady is

Dreier, 2nd from right, chats with Jan Reed (back to camera) Duncan and Mayor Pro Tem Maryann MacGillivray, and Buchanan

 

Sue Levoe of the 4th of July Committee

Mama Pete (3rd from left) poses with friends.  Mama Pete said this was her 39th parade

This lady was waiting for the Humane Society folks, this is her 12th year

This party on Sunnyside featured live entertainment

 

Here's video of the live entertainment

Some of the live entertainment

Gary Kovacic drove this vehicle in the parade.

Bollywood Dreams, this year's Rose Parade float

World Famous Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Team arrives

Sierra Madre City College entry gets last minute preparations

Whether you intend to vote in November for David Dreier or not, you gotta admit he was riding in a cool car - a '65 Cobra, I believe

Citizen of the Year Pete Siberell, VFW Post 3208 Commander Wayne Moreira, and 2006 Citizen of the Year and VFW Member Bud Switzer

Members of the Sierra Madre VFW Post 3208, that's Bud Switzer in the center

Capt. Larry Giannone of SMPD, right, don't recognize the back

 

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