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The rodeo parade is on Saturday morning of "Rodeo Weekend", which is the second weekend of June.  It is held on 2nd Street.  These pictures are from June 12, 2010.
Over 1000 photos were taken.  If you would like the photos of your entry, please email webservant@elivermore.com.  There is no charge.
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Entries 143 to 149
Descriptions are from the Rodeo Parade Script that was used by the announcers.


#143 - David "Stilts" Volponi, Livermore Heritage Guild
 

 
Walking today for the Livermore Heritage Guild is David "Stilts" Volponi. David is a Livermore native who now resides in Groveland Ca. David started stilt walking as a boy in 1972 and has traveled with the Cullpepper and Merriweather Circus for the past 23 years. He has appeared in over 1300 towns with the circus and now made it back to his hometown to honor his family's history in Livermore since 1890.

 


#144 - Alameda County Junior Livestock Auction
Second Place, Amateur Float (see awards section)
 

 
The Livermore Future Farmers Of America and local 4-H clubs invite you to attend the Alameda County junior Livestock Auction on Sunday, July 11 at the Alameda County Fairground in Pleasanton. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. These amazing kids are the future of agriculture and have worked hard all year long raising pigs, steers, sheep and goats. You will hear the "Auctioneer's Chant" and can participate in the excitement of a real old-fashioned auction by purchasing top-quality, hand-fed meat for your family, business or favorite charity. Visit them at www.acfjla.com
 

 

#145 - 3 Stooges Fan Club
Based is Philadelphia, it has over 10,000 members.
First Place, Novelty Unit Senior (see awards section)
 

Jack Baird doing the Curley Shuffle
He is the Great-Grandson of Robert Livermore

 

 

 

 

 
 

#146 - Smoke Softball
These girls have traveled all over California playing and winning tournaments, which has enabled them to play in the Western Regional Nationals. Everybody knows, where there is Smoke, there is fire!
 

 

#148 - Sybil Ludington Society, Car (Children of the American Revolution)
Welcome the Sybil Ludington Society Members who support our military troops through "United Through Reading Books From The Battlefield". With them today are dogs from the Valley Humane Society who hold various military ranks of "Petting Officers" and are used in service at the Livermore Veterans Facility. The dogs and handlers here today are honoring Veteran Harold Schwartz, who recently passed away.
 

 

 

#149 - Cactus Corners Youth Square Dancers
First Place, Amateur Float. (see awards section)
 

 
The Cactus Corners Youth Square Dancers presents a slice of history with a look at music of the fifties. This club has been offering dance instruction to youth from throughout the Bay Area for twenty years and meets weekly here in Livermore. Dancers range in age from 8-18 and are Alameda County 4-H members.

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