Lots of fun at the parade

A total of 214 participants take part in Clearwater's May Day parade, according to Clearwater Rotary Club

Clearwater fire chief Mike Smith and two boys ride on the front bumper of one of the department's firetrucks during the May Day parade on Saturday

Clearwater fire chief Mike Smith and two boys ride on the front bumper of one of the department's firetrucks during the May Day parade on Saturday

Sunny skies and happy faces meant Clearwater’s annual May Day parade on Saturday, May 16 was a success.

A total of 214 participants took part in the parade, according to Clearwater Rotary Club’s Ursula Schaer, one of the event organizers. This compares to 192 last year.

The participants included M.P. Cathy McLeod, TNRD director Carol Schaffer, Mayor John Harwood, RCMP, BC Ambulance, Clearwater and District Highway Rescue, Wells Gray Search and Rescue, Clearwater Fire Department and Blackpool Department.

There were 12 floats, six classic cars, and many horses in the May Day parade this year.

Results of the judging were: 1, Wadlegger Logging; 2, Canfor/United Steelworkers; 3, Always Living Landscaping.

Clubs: 1, District of Clearwater; 2, Clearwater Minor Hockey; 3, Wells Gray Search and Rescue.

Classic Cars: 1, Al Timms; 2, Henry Werkmann; 3, Phil Brown.


Horses: 1, Wells Gray Riders Association.



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