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Volunteer Fact Sheet
Volunteer Registration Form
Volunteer Training Session

2013 APPLICATION AND GUIDELINES (PDF)
2013 PARADE FLOAT GUIDELINES (PDF)

2013 Participants, Order of March
Holiday Parade of Lights, Order of March (PDF, 472KB)
  1. Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights Lead Banner
  2. Taylor Farms - Banner
  3. Salinas Union High School All-District Band
  4. Ornament - Balloon
  5. International Paper - Banner
  6. International Paper
  7. Grand Marshal - Ernie Camacho
  8. City of Salinas - Mayor and Council
  9. Salinas Councilman Tony Barrera
  10. Monterey Salinas Transit
  11. American Legion Post 589
  12. The Parent Center Co-Op Preschool/Salinas Adult School
  13. Jacob's Heart Children's Cancer Support Services
  14. Salinas Valley Street Rodders
  15. Rotary Club of Salinas Alisal
  16. Boronda Meadows Dancing Hawks
  17. Pacific Valley Bank - Banner
  18. Pacific Valley Bank
  19. St. George's Episcopal Church Youth Group
  20. 1969 El Camino - Cool Blue
  21. Play the Music
  22. California Conservation Corps
  23. Castroville Artichoke Festival
  24. Grupo Folklorico Citlalolin
  25. Alvarez Technology Group - Banner
  26. Agricultural History Project
  27. Casa Sorrento Pizzeria
  28. California Classics Baton Club
  29. Maya Cinemas - Banner
  30. Tacky Penguin - Character
  31. Condor Security - Banner
  32. Monterey High School Marching Band & Cheerleaders
  33. Sacred Heart School, Cub Scout Pack 68
  34. Alliance on Aging
  35. American Cancer Society - Relay for Life
  36. Esteban Garcia - Sand Buggy Christmas
  37. California Water Service - Banner
  38. Monterey Bay Lion Dance Team
  39. Salinas Community YMCA
  40. Monterey Bay Derby Dames
  41. Save Mart Supermarkets
  42. Chular Union Elementary School
  43. Salinas Colts and Broncos
  44. Military Vehicles
  45. Salinas Valley Ford - Banner
  46. Hartnell College
  47. Famous Dave's Barbeque
  48. Monterey County Soldedad Chamber - Christmas Queens
  49. Spot the Dog - Character
  50. Growers Pub - Banner
  1. Eva Green Tree - Balloon
  2. Salinas City Elementary School District
  3. Monterey Peninsual Corvette Club
  4. Republic Service - Banner
  5. Yaocuahtli Danza Cultural
  6. Salinas Host Lions Club
  7. Boys and Girls Club of Monterey County
  8. The Californian and El Sol Newspapers - Banner
  9. Samz School of Rock
  10. Salinas Public Library
  11. Girl Scouts of Central Coast
  12. Salinas Police Activities League
  13. PG&E
  14. Yamamoto Hula Ohana
  15. Dole Fresh Vegetables
  16. McDonalds - Banner
  17. Ronald McDonald
  18. Monterey County Weekly - Banner
  19. Gonzales High School Marching Band
  20. Peacock Acres, Inc.
  21. Cub Scouts Pack 45
  22. Monterey County Regional Fire Volunteers
  23. Salinas Valley Krawlers 4x4 Group
  24. Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority
  25. Associated Students of CSU Monterey Bay
  26. RMP Racing
  27. Nor Cal All Starz
  28. Rabobank - Banner
  29. Trokitas Cen-Cal Club
  30. Toro Bulls Youth Athletics, Inc.
  31. Monterey Bay Systems
  32. Salinas Elks Lodge
  33. Monterey Transit - Banner
  34. Terry Gomez Family
  35. Bombitas Car Club
  36. Frontier Storage - Banner
  37. Los Olivos - Riker Neighborhood Association
  38. Driscoll Strawberry Associates - Banner
  39. Driscoll Strawberry Associates
  40. Cultural Committee of Salinas
  41. Ace High Designs - Banner
  42. VBC Members & Family
  43. Herencia Mexicana
  44. California Rodeo Salinas Queen
  45. California Rodeo Salinas - Kids Corral
  46. Curios George - Character
  47. Salinas Valley Spartans - Banner
  48. Ornament - Balloon
  49. North Monterey County High School Band
  50. Santa Claus
   
     
Parade MCs and Locations:
 
Parade Judges:
 
     
Parade Route:
   
   
     
How to Build a Float:
"How to Build a Float" Guide is a great how-to tutorial for amateur float builders. If you have never built a float, start here!    
Valley Decorating has a parade float page with great ideas and resources for making a stand-out float.    
Victory Corps offers easy do-it-yourself float kits, props and more.    
Stumps Prom offers float decorations such as floral sheeting, metallic fringe and more.    
     
     
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