Left: Clearwater firefighter Chance Breckenridge gives Jordan Romeril a fire hat. For results of the parade judging, see page A10 inside. All photos by Keith McNeill

Rotary announces May Day parade winners

About 200 people took part in annual May Day event in Clearwater

By Times Staff

Clearwater’s May Day parade 2018 was another success, organizers from Clearwater Rotary Club report.

A total of 12 floats (10 from businesses, two from organizations) took part, along with seven classic cars, a number of individuals plus horses and their riders.

In all, there were about 200 participants.

This compares with 13 floats and between 180 and 190 participants last year.

SEE MORE: Slideshow of May Day parade 2018 (May 20, 2018)

READ MORE: Lots of fun at the parade (May 23, 2015)

Winners in the business category this year were: 1, Volktrans-Canada; 2, Canfor; 2, Always Living Green (tie) ; 3, Wadlegger Logging.

Organizations: 1, North Thompson Communities Foundation; 2, Wells Gray Country Seniors Society.

Classic Cars: 1, F. Vandervliet, 1961 T-Bird; 2, H. Werkman, 1934 International 34; 3, Alf Timms, 1927 Canadian Model T 27.

Individuals: 1, Pooper Scoopers (Lorelei Rogers and Dawn Spencer); 2, Logger Clown (Barb Penell).

Horses: 1, Rhythm Riders drill team.



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Right: Cathy McLeod, MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, enjoys riding in the parade.

A forwarder from Volktrans Canada advertises “Swiss Style Logging.” The float won first place in the business category.

Rick Pesklevits appears to be surrounded by axes and chainsaws as he rides on the North Thompson Communities Foundation float.

The paint job on this Mercury pickup was outstanding.

Hazel Dowds rides with others in a horseback drill team.

Ethan Schenkeveld throws candy from a police cruiser driven by his father, Cst. Steven Schenkeveld.

Barb Coates (l) rides in the parade with her father, Joe Wadlegger.

A forwarder from Volktrans Canada advertises “Swiss Style Logging.” The float won first place in the business category.

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