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Parkview first in parade, other winners listed

Posted: Monday, June 20, 2011

Parkview Huntington Hospital’s entry in the 48th Annual Heritage Days Parade captured the first place award for the best float. The float held a cabin, and canoers followed the entry, keeping with the theme “Canoes, Conestogas and Cabins.” The group sang and performed at the judges stand, entertaining the crowd. Rick Baker, chairman of the Parkview Huntington Hospital board, is shown canoeing along the parade route. The Chamber sponsored parade had 116 entries for 2011.

The results of the parade competition are listed: Best Theme Float, Parkview Huntington Hospital; Best Theme Float 2nd Place, First Federal Savings Bank; Best Marching Band, Huntington North High School Marching Vikes; Best Marching Band 2nd Place, Second Time Arounders; Best Marching Color Guard, VFW Post #2689 - 5 person color guard; Best Marching Color Guard 2nd Place, Eagles #823 Flag Team; Best Youth Group, Boys & Girls Club; Best Youth Group 2nd Place, Huntington County Cub and Boy Scouts; Best Adult Group, Moose Lodge #837; Best Adult Group 2nd Place, Maurices "Canoeing in Style"; Best Performing Unit, Huntington North Dance Team; Best Performing Unit 2nd Place, Huntington North Cheerleaders; Best Motorized Unit, Mizpah Racing Shriners; Best Motorized Unit 2nd Place, Troxel Equipment; Best Antique Vehicle, Mizpah Shrine Antique Power Club; Best Antique Vehicle 2nd Place, Smith Furniture; Best Religious Unit, Faith Chapel United Methodist Church; Best Religious Unit 2nd Place, Northview Inside Out; Best Horse Unit, Cowboy Mounted; Best Classic Vehicle, Old Fort Wayne VW Club; Best Classic Vehicle, Resurrected Iron Vintage. For more photos click photo gallery at right. In photo gallery click on first photo and then go to the upper right-hand side of photo and click next.