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Fair parade winners announced

Submitted by Quincy Chamber

Although Saturday, July 30th, was brutally hot, that didn’t stop hundreds of folks from coming on down to enjoy the long-anticipated 75th annual Plumas-Sierra County Fair Parade in downtown Quincy!

The event went very smoothly, with a huge shout-out to Quincy Tow for coming to the rescue of one of our classic car entries.  We had a fantastic variety of entries this year and we hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did.

We’d like to thank all the volunteers who really helped make this event happen:  Susan Scarlett and Kaela Zigas for running the staging booth on Linda Avenue, John Kolb, Buzz and Carla McCann and Cindy Leland for traffic control in the staging area, Judges Kris and Butch Miravalle, Freddy and Sara Holman, Michele Cruz, “Judge Judy” Leland, Robin Wight, Martee Graham, Denise Pyper, Kat Culhane, Greg Walsh and Alex Westerberg, Communications Manager Ronnie Fitzpatrick, Photographer Lisa Kelly and Event Coordinator Cheryl Kolb.

And now on to what we all really want to know…who won?

Float Division, Club or Organization:

1st Place: QHS Athletics

2nd Place: Star Follies

Float Division, Commercial:

1st Place: Plumas Bank

2nd Place: Diamond Mountain Casino

Novelty Division, Individual:

1st Place: John “Johnnie Walker” Babcock

Novelty Division, Group:

1st Place: E Clampus Vitus

2nd Place: FRC Athletics

3rd Place: Golden Grads

Motor Vehicles Division, Classic Vehicles:

1st Place: Ernest Zebal

2nd Place: Sierra Cascade Street Rodders

3rd Place: Will Taylor

Motor Vehicles Division, Commercial Vehicles:

1st Place: Sierra Pacific Industries

2nd Place: Gordon Peard Trucking

3rd Place: Bamford Timber

Horse Division, Novelty:

1st Place: Kristin Johannson and her horse, Doeke

Horse Division, Horse Drawn Vehicle:

1st Place: Greenhorn Ranch

Machinery Division, Vintage:

1st Place: Terry Reeson

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