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Scenes From 2019 County Fair & Rodeo Parade

on August 11, 2019 - 9:36pm

Of the 33 entries in the 2019 Los Alamos Fair & Rodeo Parade, first place winner is the Los Alamos Hill Stompers, which always exemplifies this year's theme, Off the Beaten Path ... this wild and crazy band has been off the beaten path for all of its 19 years. Band leader Jeff Favorite plays the  drum at center. The parade is produced by Los Alamos MainStreet and sponsored by Los Alamos County, Enterprise Bank & Trust and Del Norte Credit Union.  Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

In 2nd place is the Shrine of North America is perhaps best known for its colorful parades, circuses and clowns. But there also is a serious side to this international fraternity of approximately 400,000 men belonging to 190 Shrine Temples throughout North America. For over 90 years, the Shrine has operated a network of specialized hospitals that treat children with orthopedic problems, burns and spinal cord injuries free of charge. The Los Alamos Shrine entry was led by Tom Brown, 2019 Illustrious Potentate of New Mexico, from the Ballut Abyad Shrine Temple in Albuquerque; Included in the Shrine line-up was the Los Alamos Shrine Clubs’ 1925 Model 'T' truck and the Los Alamos Shrine Club Motor Patrol Go-Carts. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
 
In 3rd place is the League of Women Voters of Los Alamos is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibited the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to the citizens of the of the United States on the basis of sex. The League honors those who fought so hard and so long for Women’s Suffrage. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos High school Hilltoppers Band. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the 2019 Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Parade Saturday morning on Central Avenue. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the 2019 Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Parade Saturday morning on Central Avenue. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Rick Nebel of Tibbar Plasma Technologies drives his antique vehicle in the parade. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Riders in the back of the antique vehicle dtiven by Rick Nebel of Tibbar Plasma Technologies. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Trails expert Craig Martin marches with PEEC. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

2019 Rodeo Queen Kelsey Decker, center, with her court. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Shriners. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scouts march in the 2019 Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Parade Saturday morning on Central Avenue. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scouts march in the 2019 Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Parade Saturday morning on Central Avenue. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The Rotary Club of Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Carmen Luján, the mother of Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján, participates in the 2019 Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Parade Saturday on Central Avenue. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Members of the League of Women Voters of Los Alamos celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Members of the League of Women Voters of Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

David Sutton of KRSN driving his antique vehicle with the Voice of the Hilltoppers Gene Mortensen. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

From left, parade emcee Morrie Pongratz and judges Maire O'Neil, Andy Fox and County Council Chair Sara Scott. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com


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