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New Slideshow posted of Friday Harbor 4th of July parade; winners announced

There were stars a plenty in the 2019 Fourth of July parade in Friday Harbor. The  theme was "Parade of Stars”, past and present. The Soroptimists won for best theme. 

BEST THEME: Soroptimists 

Soroptimists honored stars of the past and present. Sharon Kivisto photo

Best Theme Non-Float - National Park Service

The National Park Service spotlighted their sky watching program at American Camp. Sharon Kivisto photo

Best Use of Theme- Children/Youth - Salish Sea Ballet

Best Costume Group  - Stars in the own Mind

This group collected food for the Food Bank and personal items for the Family Resource Center. They hope it is the start of a new tradition.   Sharon Kivisto photo

Best Off-Island Group - UW Varsity and Alumni Marching Band


Best Animal/Animal Group - Bits and Spurs

Judges Choice - Cutthroat Pirates

The Cutthroat Pirates referenced the past ferry stars in the bubbly float.   Sharon Kivisto photo

Best  Vehicle - San Juan Farmers Market 

The Farmers Market entry took 2nd place, but after organizers were unable to contact the Victoria Fire Engine folks, the Farmers Market took home the prize.

Victoria Fire Department Historical Society's 1952 Kenworth


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