Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
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The 5th Annual Bay Street Parade, aka the Old Mission Parade, was held on Sunday, June 30 (it’s always held the Sunday before the 4th of July). And as always, it was a blast.

Kids on bikes and scooters, horses and dogs sporting patriotic neckwear, and vehicles decked out with red, white and blue tooled along the parade route of Bay Street to the American Legion Hall. Nick Kroupa and his lovely wife Kathy served as the Grand Marshalls this year.

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Peninsula Fire Department’s new Engine 1 also made an appearance, as did Paul Revere’s horse (aka Patti Rudolph) and the Statue of Liberty (aka Morgan Leigh Kelsey)!

A big thank-you to Connie Rohl-Parliament and the Bay Street crew for organizing the parade and being a gathering spot afterwards. Check out a few photos of the fun event.

Old Mission Parade 2019
Grand Marshalls of the Old Mission Parade 2019 – Nick and Kathy Kroupa | Tim Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Tim Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Tim Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Parade staging area at the Norton’s house; Old Mission Parade 2019 | Tim Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Paul Revere’s Horse (aka Patti Rudolph); Old Mission Parade 2019 | Tim Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Tim Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Peninsula Fire Department’s new Engine 1 at the Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Grand Marshall Nick Kroupa at the Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Peninsula Fire Department Chief Fred Gilstorff at the Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Jeannine Mlujeak and Tim Boursaw at the Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Champion Wrestler Brantley Reay at the Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
The Reay family at the Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
The Big Reveal of Paul Revere’s Horse (Patti Rudolph); Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Matt Reay fries up some yummy fish tacos at the Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo
Old Mission Parade 2019
Peninsula Fire Department Chief Fred Gilstorff and his family at the Old Mission Parade 2019 | Jane Boursaw Photo

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4 COMMENTS

  1. […] There will be a short ceremony following the walk, with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Dan Dyer, former commander of the Old Mission Legion post. Refreshments will include cookies and lemonade. Participants are welcome to play patriotic music and decorate your ride, bike, self and/or pets. Jerry Ostlund will serve as Grand Marshall, and the Peninsula Township Fire Department and Deputies will also be represented. Check out photos from the 2019 event here. […]

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