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- Memorial Day 2013
Sunny skies and large crowds were the perfect combination to help partake in the 90th Tri-County Settlers Association celebration.
The festivities featured a morning parade with more than 90 entries and an afternoon picnic in Mix Park that included kids games, a petting zoo and musical entertainment.
The Spokane Lilac Festival float took the paradeâ€™s top prize, the sweepstakes award. The Ritzville Community Float won the mayorâ€™s award and Real Estate Marketplaceâ€™s Jim Palmer Sr. and Jr. won the judgesâ€™ award.
Other parade winners were:
Floats â€” 1, Chewelah. 2, Moses Lake.
Horses (adult) â€” 1, Deer Park Chevron. 2, Jim Palmer Jr.
Horses (youth) â€” 1, Springdale Frontier Days Rodeo Queen (Katie Osterholm). 2, Deer Park Equestrian Team).
Pooper Scoopers â€” Clayton.
Commercial â€” 1, Lodi Water. 2, Deer Park Veterinary Clinic.
Antique cars (1949 and older) â€” 1, Reardan-Edwall royalty (1948 Victoria Packard). Todd Mielke (1936 Ford Cabriolet).
Antique cars (1950 and newer) â€” 1, Dell Dillon (1962 Olds Mobile Coup). 2, Charlene Jorgensen (1945 Thunderbird).
Service groups â€” 1, El Katif Calliope. 2, Sons of Norway.
Marching groups â€” 1, World War II era Army unit. 2, Faith Lutheran Church.
Novelty â€” 1, Mini-semi truck (Todd Lindsay). 2, Mike Kinyon.
The Deer Park Float Association received the Tri-County Settlers Community Service Traveling Trophy established in the memory of the late Les Parkhurst.