Monday, December 31, 2012

It takes a village

Downey Rose Float 2013

With only one day left to wrap up Downey's entry into the 2013 Tournament of Roses Parade yesterday morning, there seemed to be an air of controlled panic at the "float factory" yesterday morning when I stopped by. People of all ages were working diligently on flowers and leaves and doors, and...

Downey Rose Float 2013The Downey float, the "Dew Drop By," is one of the few floats in the parade that is made soley by volunteers. Around 350 people contributed to the effort, and everyone's help is greatly appreciated.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first Downey float in 1913. Make sure and watch for it tomorrow in the Rose Parade.

1 comment:

  1. Wish you a very happy New Year. A very funny way to start the year, I like that.


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