Truckee Fourth of July Parade entry deadline extended to June 28 |

Truckee Fourth of July Parade entry deadline extended to June 28

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TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212;With an extended winter, the oh so close Fourth of July might have taken folks by surprise. In less than two weeks, crowds will line the streets in anticipation of Truckeeandamp;#8217;s popular 4th of July Parade. The Parade Committee is putting the final touches on details and encourages anyone planning to enter to get your entry in quickly. To accommodate the deadline has been extended Tuesday, June 28 at noon.Truckeeandamp;#8217;s July 4 parade begins at the Truckee High School Track parking lot, 10 a.m. and progresses one-and-a-half miles down Donner Pass Road into historic Truckee, ending around noon.Parade dignitaries include the Citizens of the Year Laura Mohen of Truckee Physical Therapy, and Jim Porter of Porter-Simon Law Firm who will join Grand Marshalls Lisa Dobey and Debbie Cole by traveling the parade route in the legendary Wells Fargo stagecoach. The stagecoach is a true symbol of American history and a parade favorite.Parade entry fee is still just $50. Sponsorships are available to help support this hometown tradition. Sponsors to date include: Rotary Club of Truckee, Soroptimist International of Truckee Donner, Truckee Downtown Merchants Association, Lahontan Golf Club, Tahoe Donner Association, Martis Camp, Dickson Realty Truckee Tahoe-The Schaller Family, Mountain Hardware andamp; Sports, Resort at Squaw Creek, Sierra Sun, Truckee Tahoe Airport District, Tahoe Oral Surgery Implant Center, Tahoe Forest Hospital District, Alison Bermant Attorney, Sugar Bowl, Truckee-Tahoe Pet Lodge, Truckee Physical Therapy, and The McConnell Family.Remember to enter the King of the Mousehole bike sprint!For more information, contact the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce at 530-587-8808 or e-mail;#8212; Submitted to