2001 MOHAWK VALLEY
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
   
MOHAWK VALLEY FUN IN 2001
A TRIBUTE TO AMERICAN VETERANS
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY JUNE 29th
6:00 – 10:00 PM
COMMUNITY DANCE – GRAEAGLE PICNIC GROUNDS
Food & Beverage – Lions Club
Gates open at 6 PM, dance 7-11 PM.
Music by Monty Moonbeam & The Lunar Tunes
Sponsored by the Graeagle Merchants
SATURDAY JUNE 30th
4:00 – 9:00 PM
Pre-Fireworks – Graeagle Mill Pond
Food & Refreshments
ABOUT DUSK AERIAL FIREWORKS DISPLAY – GRAEAGLE MILL POND
SUNDAY JULY 1st
8:00 – 11:00 AM
Firemen's Pancake Breakfast Graeagle Fire Hall
10:00 – 5:00 PM Old Fashioned Day in the Park – Graeagle Park Dixieland Band BBQ, Snacks, Refreshments, Games, Music
1:00 – 2:00 PM 29th ANNUAL PARADE – GOLDRIDGE TO GRAEAGLE
2:00 – 5:00 PM Band Concert – Graeagle Park-Ophir Prison Band & Just Friends Jazz Combo & That's Magic Entertainment – Wayne Ferguson
3:00 PM Parade Awards - Graeagle Park
TUESDAY JULY 3RD
6:00 – 10:00 PM
Blairsden Street Dance – POINT BLANK BAND Food & Beverage – Sponsored by Blairsden Merchants
   
 
2001 GRAND MARSHAL

Tony Martinez was born in Colorado, but was raised in Reno, Nevada where he graduated from Ren o High School. He resided there until 1942 at which time he entered the US Air Force. His tour of duty lasted 33 years. During this time, he flew a U2 Reconnaissance Plane and was a squad commander. He also was a wing commander in the Strategic Air Command.


Following his service career he returned to the University of Nevada Reno, graduated and was in the insurance business until 1986 when he and wife Jeannine "retired" to Clio CA.

He now is president of the Rural Electric Coop. Board and chairman of the Clio Public Utility District and is a civil air patrol Squadron Commander at Beckwourth Airport where he is a flight instructor. He has twenty senior members and twenty CA Patrol Cadets, ages 12 – 18. Theses cadets will be marching in today's parade.

In his spare time, Tony enjoys mountain biking, fishing and hiking. Thank you, Tony, for contributing your time and effort to our community.


DAY IN THE PARK FESTIVITIES
Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM

Bar-B-Q Hamburgers, Hot Dogs & Pop Purple Pride Booster Club

Beverage Stand - "C" Road Fire Dept.

Cotton Candy
- Calpine Lady Elks

Root Beer Floats & Popcorn
Graeagle Lions Club

Bar-B-Q Beef Sandwiches, Nachos, Drinks
Portola Assembly of God Youth
"Youth-On-Fire Ministries"

Bar-B-Q Turkey Legs
- Ducks Unlimited

Snow Cones
- Plumas Swim Team

Orange Julius
- Girl Scouts

Taco Salads
Feather River Gymnastics Booster Club

Dunk Tank, Striker, Obstacle Course
Plumas Co. Alcohol & Drug Prevention
"Friday Night Live"

Face Painting & Temporary Tattoos
Soroptimist International of Portola

Polaroid Pictures
- Civil Air Patrol Feather River Cadet Squadron

Roulette Wheel & Prizes
Charter Communications

That's Magic Entertainment
Wayne Ferguson

Rock Climbing
- Mobile Rock of Auburn
Tickets & Cold Water
Portola High School Cheerleaders

Live Radio Broadcasting - KPCO 1370

COMMUNITY APPRECIATION AWARD

The MVID Committee recognizes the VFW Post 2062 as an organization that has contributed outstanding service to the community. For their fund raiser, they help to recycle aluminum cans and with their monies they assist with groceries for needy families at Christmas and give donations to EPCAN. They also provide burial service for veterans when asked and are always available for needy Vets. They also keep a supply of health equipment such as wheelchairs and walkers that they loan for use in the community. Their Commander is Bill Watkins.

 
2001 PARADE

MOHAWK VALLEY MAGIC

Parade Announcer - John Williamson
Parade Judges - Katie Payne, Ed & Tina Berry

PARADE ENTRIES

Plumas County Sheriff

American Legion Color Guard
Marching Unit
Mighty Mountaineers Post 329
Frank Santucci, Commander

VFW Post 2062
World War II Jeep

Plumas County Veteran's Service Office
Plumas County Veteran's Van

American Legion Department of California
Mustang Convertable

1969 Corvette Stingray
Ron Wilk

Uncle Sam

Russ Bowring

Mohawk Valley Banner
Grace Williamson & Sarah Bonney

City of Sacramento Pipe Band III

2001 Grand Marshal
Tony Martinez
Accompanied by his wife
Jeannine

Feather River Civil Air Patrol
Led by Cadet Commander Chris Mah

Float ­ Calpine Lady Elks
Lodge #2432
Reno Mustang Car Club

1931 Model A Deluxe Roadster
Driven by Phil Bresciani with Don Clark

1915 Dodge
Owned by George Swartsley

Dodge Luxury Liner
Owned by Steve O'Neill

Sierra Cascade Street Rodders
Portola

1926 Ford Model T Touring Sedan
Owned by Roger Belcher

Congressman Wally Herger

Float - Plumas Eureka Fire and Rescue

Float - High Sierra Animal Rescue

Ophir Prison Marching Kazoo Band and Temperance Society
Led by Captain "Rufus T. Whizzbang"



 

Smokey Bear with Fire Engine
USFS Beckwourth Ranger District

Mrs. Britton's Bicycle & Bill Tiner's Brass Bell
On a trailer

Britton Memorial Bicycle Brigade
Sponsored by Movin' West RV Park

Portola Girl Scouts
Youth Acappella
Eastern Plumas Health Care
Ambulance

Lawn Chair Brigade
Graeagle Tennis Club

"C" Road Volunteer Fire Department
Antique Fire Truck-Big Red

Charlie Brown Clowns

Reno High School Marching Band
Directed By Earline McGrannahan

That's Magic Entertainment
Wayne Ferguson

Graeagle Fire Protection District
New Rescue Truck

Charter Communications

Truck

St. Mary's Chinese Girls
Drum & Bell Corps
Sponsored by Dragon Golf Course at Gold Mountain

Triple Transfer Truck
David Thompson

Plumas Eureka Preservation Society
Marching Unit

Feather River Gymnastics & Dance
Youth Marching Unit

Sierra Valley Farms Float
Float

1976 Classic El Camino
Phil Soto

T & T Services Truck
Wayne L. Brown

Horses Unlimited


Chris Darlin
Ridden By Chris David

California Highway Patrol

 
 
 

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