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Sierra Madre July 4th Parade

Mountain Views-News Saturday, July 5, 2014 


On behalf of the Sierra Madre 4th of July Committee, 
I would like to thank all of our residents who have 
supported the parade and this wonderful community. 
We would not be able to put on this cherished event 
year after year without you.

We would also like to thank The Kensington for 
sponsoring the Parade this year. Their generous 
support has enabled this great event to continue this 

It takes a lot of hard work to make sure this event 
happens and is enjoyed by all. A heartfelt thank 
you to all our financial sponsors;

Patriot sponsors: VFW Post 3208, Securitas

Media Sponsor: Mountain Views News

Stars and Stripes Sponsor: Sierra Madre Civic 

Red, White and Blue Sponsors: The Buccanner 
Lounge, Mur-Sol Development, LLC, The 
Priscillas, Santa Anita Park, Berkshire Hathaway 
Home Services California Properties, Stephen 
Perlof, Barbara Hopp, Ted & Kathy Calleton, 
Javier Ho & Kim Lee Family.

And our All-American Sponsors: David & Maggie 
Gordon, Mater Dolorosa Retreat Center, Margie 
Wong, Salembeir Family, Jackie Knowles, Enmark 
Family, McCarthy Famil, Shackett Family, William 
Sargent, De La Paz Family, Bonnie Garner, Paul 
& Jo Hanson, Susan Day, Quigley Family, Riboli 
Family, Helen Gronquist, Holland Family, Devore 
Family, David Hagie, Harris Family, Mitsuo 
Kunihiro, Hood Family, Carbone Family, Guentert 
Family, Doug & Janice Hayes, Janis Salin, Suzi 
Stretton, Yoshiko Kubota, Sierra Madre Golf Club, 
Matchin & Buchroeder Families.

It also takes a lot of behind the scenes hard work. 
Thanks to;

The City of Sierra Madre, the Sierra Madre 
Community Foundation, The Gooden School, the 
Sierra Madre Police and Public Works Department, 
Sierra Madre CERT Team, LASD Volunteers, 
the Spero Foundation, Friends of Sierra Madre 
Little League, Todd Conrad, Trader Joe’s, Steve 
and Becky Bickel, Pat and Sue Wickhem, Ron and 
Jean Coleman, Bill Sullivan, Dave Banis, Myron 
Yanish, Carol Canterbury, Sue LeVoe, Bimmer PhD, 
Waterworks, he local Boy and Girl Scout Troops, 
Sierra Madre Civic Club, Sierra Madre Woman’s 
Club, Groovy Lemon Pie, and Greg Tortell. 

And of course the Amazing Sierra Madre 4th of July 

Meredith Keith, Michelle Keith-Tierney, Laurie 
Tortell, Lisa Carlson, Laura Mitchell, Pat Alcorn, 
Kelli Artinian, Kristen Sullivan, Chuck Dorsett, 
Jonas & Liz Olguin, Amy Garcia, Greg Harman, 
Matt Gallagher and especially to our super talented, 
hardworking and always gets it done super liaison, 
Kyle Schnurr.

It has always been a pleasure to work with this 
professional crew all year long. These talented people 
are Sierra Madre’s Finest!

It’s never to late to help out the Sierra Madre 4th of July 
please visit the website at www.sierramadre4thofjuly.
com to continue to support the Sierra Madre 4th of 

I hope you enjoy all the festivities and look forward to 
seeing all your smiling faces! Sincerely, Jim Annes

Left: Committee members hard at work on July 3rd. 
Photo by Adam Matsumoto

Two days of celebration in 
honor of our country’s 238th 

Photos by Dean Lee/
Mountain Views News

the entire parage on villagevine.

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