CJD Grand Parade draws 92 entries

<p>Bailey Vernam of Enterprise fiddles her way to a second place finish in the Parade Theme division of Saturday’s CJD Grand Parade. This year’s theme: “Saddle Up  – Follow Your Dreams.”</p>

JOSEPH – There were 92 colorful entries and thousands of people packed on both sides of Main Street for the 2012 Grand Parade, Chief Joseph Days’ largest single event Saturday morning, July 28.

Following are the Grand Parade prize winners:

Individual – 1st, #72, Lamb’s Mini-Horses. 2nd, #77, Nez Perce Riders; 3rd, #75, Melissa Kohler.

Musical Group – 1st, #43, Main Street Cowboys; 2nd, Soul Renovation.

Parade Theme – 1st, #74, MBS Miniatures; 2nd, #46, Little Fiddler, Big Dreams (Bailey Vernam); 3rd, #9, Wallowa Red Hats.

Royalty – 1st, #15, 2012 Miss Rodeo Oregon (Shelby Ross); 2nd, #49, St. Paul Rodeo Court; 3rd, Pendleton Round-up Court.

Comedy – 1st, #48, Shady Lady.

Commercial – 1st, #28, Pirates of Wallowa Lake, Barking Mad Farm and Country B & B; 2nd, #90, Bohnenkamps’ White Water Customs; 3rd, #65, Eastern Oregon University with Monty.

Organizations – 1st, #59, U.S. Forest Service; 2nd, #36, Wenaha Muzzleloaders; 3rd, #58, Wallowa County Fire Prevention Co-op.

Riding Groups – 1st, Milton-Freewater; 2nd, #47, Glory Riders; 3rd, #86, Century Farms.

Float – 1st, Columbia County Fair; 2nd, Deb’s Apparel; 3rd, Get on Board (Joseph United Methodist Church).

See more photos on the Facebook page of the Wallowa County Chieftain.?

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