Republican Women in NW Fair Parade

Published on 09/25/11

NW Montana Fair Parade

Republican Women take part in NW Montana Fair Parade. The following articles was published in the Daily Inter Lake newspaper.

For the crowd in Kalispell, parade excitement started at 10 a.m. Friday as the Civil Air Patrol color guard and American Legion Riders led a legion of fire engine, bands, horse and riders and colorful floats down sunny Main Street to salute the 2011 Northwest Montana Fair.

But for some of those marching, driving and riding the route, festivities started in the chill of 7:30 a.m. as they queued up along Eighth Street West to nab front-of-the-line exposure. Republican entries seem to dominate the first block this year.

“We get here at 7:30 so we get a good spot,” said Lynda Collins, who co-chaired the effort along with Rachel Siblerud. “I do this every year and I love it. We’re down here having the time of our lives.”

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