Recap of the 35th Annual Independence Day Parade
"Proud to be an American"
Opening Ceremonies were held at the judges viewing stand with Bruce McCubbin, Master of Ceremonies presiding. We were honored to have the Research Development and Engineering Color Guard on behalf of Team APG to lead the parade. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by our honored guest, TSgt Stephen Libertini, of the 175th Wing of the Maryland Air National Guard. The National Anthem was performed by Christina Massimei and John Carroll H.S.Band under Marc Bolden, Director.
PARADE ENTRY JUDGING
Parade entries were judged, and awards made, in one of the following categories:
Category #1 - Marching Units
1st – TwirlTasTixs Batton & Releve Dance– Christine Zoll
2nd – The Titans Drum Corps – Claudia Reinke
Category #2 – Bands/Musical –
BUD HUSON AMERICAN PRIDE AWARD - Baltimore City Pipe Band – Ed McFarland
Category #3 – Antique Vehicles
1st – Elmer & Kathleen Smith, 1926 Buick Sedan, 1931 Ford Roadster, 1948 & 1949 John Deere B
2nd – Watson Family 1972 K5 Chevy Blazer
3rd – Nick Belkoff – 1926 Dodge Touring Sedan
Category #5 – Equestrian – Group
1st – Olney Farm – Renee Maria Weber
2nd – Dunnigan Family & Friends
3rd - Travis Brooks – 159th Ohio 100 Day Militia Regiment
2nd – Cub Scouts 810 St. Francis de Sales – Jennifer Bauer
3rd - Kingsville Elementary School PTA – Karie Watson
1st – G&M Automotive-1991 Ford F350 4x4 Fire Pumper Support
2nd – REDS Wine & Spirits – Michael Tull
3rd – Corbin Fuel
1st – Friends of Jerusalem Mill – Joan Scovill
2nd – Fork United Methodist Church – Marlene Strumsky
3rd – VIP Athletics Cheer and Dance – Jody Personette
Category #10 – Fire Apparatus
Melvin C. Neuman Award for Best Company in Parade – Bel Air VFC
Best Appearing Engine – Joppa Magnolia VFC
2nd Best Appearing Engine – White Marsh VFC
Best Appearing Truck Company – Fallston VFC
Best Appearing Ambulance – Bel Air VFC
Category #11 – Recreational Vehicles
1st – Wyatt and Logan Striebinger – Dune Buggy & Go Kart
2nd - Johnnie Brooks – Polaris 400 ATV
3rd – Kingsville Karts – Brian Andrychowski
Judges Awards for BEST INTERPRETATION OF THEME – “Proud To Be An American”
2nd Place $100 –Olney Farm - Renee Maria Weber
3rd Place $50 – Jerusalem Mill – Joan Scovill
Judges: Mary Jo Button, Michael Trush, Theresa Chevery, Dave Huber and Richard Eyre,Vice President of Long Green VFC.
Some entries were non-competing.
Awards were presented at the July 15th meeting of the
Greater Kingsville Civic Association.
Some entries were non-competing. Awards were presented at the July 15th meeting of the Greater Kingsville Civic Association.
We Thank Our 2015 Parade Sponsors
Please Support Us With a Patron Ad, Display Ad or Sponsorship
Our parade is self-sustaining through the generosity of the community and sponsors and providers of in-kind services. Please consider joining this year's sponsors and help the Parade fulfill it's mission. Please patronize these community-minded businesses and be sure to let them know that you appreciate their contributions when you thank them for sponsoring the Kingsville Independence Day Parade! Past sponsors include:
Sunshine Grille, LLC
Smith and Prothero Physical Therapy
Dr. John and Mrs. Kathy Brooks
Bay View Homecare
Corbin Fuel Company
Dennis Kurgansky, M.D., P.A., Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
Kingsville Plaza by Goettner Const. Co., Inc.
Fork Veterinary Hospital/Dr. Kevin Doherty
Paul E. Feild, Jr. D.D.S.
Kingsville Auto Repair
Long Green Animal Dermatology Center/Dr. Joseph Bernstein
CRS Flooring America
Von Paris Moving and Storage
Maryland Portable Restrooms
The RDECOM Color Guard, on behalf of Team APG, will enjoy an evening with the Aberdeen Ironbirds sponsored by Dave’s Tag and Title Service and Pete’s Pickins.
Click HERE For Photos of the 2015 Parade!