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Parade Entry Deadline Nears

Independence Day is less than a month away and the Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce is still accepting applications to be in the 4th of July Parade.

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Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Keith Davies says  hosting the Independence Day parade on odd numbered years has been a Century old tradition.  Prior to that the July 4th parade was  a competition between Grass Valley and Nevada City to see who could put on the biggest parade.
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The 2013 parade theme is “Strike Up the Band”  which connotes a lot of energy.  Davies says the  Grand Marshall this year is Lowell Robinson, longtime head of Robinson Enterprises and a major supporter of community events and nonprofit groups.

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And after the parade festivities move to the Fairgrounds which opens at 3p.m.  with two shows prior to the Fireworks at 9:30.

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