Wells Gray County Seniors Society won first place in the May Day parade’s clubs and organizations category and also took the $100 prize for best float. (L-r) MP Cathy Macleod, Laura Pickering, and Counselor Lynne Frizzle hold the awards. Photo submitted

Annual May Day parade offers weekend fun

Roughly 150 people show up to check out the procession

Clearwater Rotary Club’s annual May Day parade 2019 saw a good turnout, with roughly 150 people showing up to check out the procession.

Winners of the float judging for the business category included Home Hardware, first place, Canfor, second place, and Clearwater Towing, third place.

Rotary announces May Day parade winners

For the clubs and organizations category, Wells Gray County Seniors Society came in first with the District of Clearwater in second and Military Veterans in third.

In the category for classic cars Henry Werkman came in first with his 34 International and Larry Tucker came in second with a 1954 Ford.

The category for individuals saw the Big Honker take first place and the winner of the $100 prize for best float was Wells Gray County Seniors Society.


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Clearwater and District Minor Hockey Association march along the parade route. Photos by K.A. Pendergast

Skye Barlow, Jaidan Webber and Lliam Barlow wait eagerly for the parade to start. Photo by K.A. Pendergast

Thompson-Nicola Regional District was represented in a shiny blue classic truck. Photo by K.A. Pendergast

The Clearwater Bee Club’s float donned its black and yellow stripes. Photos by K.A. Pendergast

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