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Welcome to the 2016 Lake Bluff 4th of July Parade!

We would like to take a moment to thank our remarkable community, who for generations has made our historic parade possible.

It's that time of year again when we ask for your support. The parade is solely funded by individual and business donations. We appreciate your consideration and thank you in advance!
The 106th Parade
Parade starts 10:00 am Monday July 4, 2016
2016 Parade Theme:
Generations of Freedom
2016 Parade Marshal:
Lake Bluff Library
Click here to view the 2015 Parade Winners
Click here to watch the video of the Parade
Thank you 2016 Donors
Family Donations
The Abrams Family
Anson Family
Armbruster Family
The Athensons
Francis P Avellone
Sue & David Barkhausen
Walt and Katie Begley
Theresa Belec
Judy and Peter Bensinger
The Bermingham / Moffitt Family
Bielski Family
Paul and Kathy Blahunka
Jim and Alisun Blanda
Norman and Joyce Bleier Family
The Borland Family
Cele and Rick Bull
The Burns Family
Bob and Karen Bush
Kathryn and Stephen Butzlaff
Nan Caldwell
Ed and Laura Carney
The Cliffberries
Cockrel Family
Aki Knezevic & Mickey Collins
Anneliese and Bob Crawford
Dean and Lori Crutchfield
Neil and Mary Dahlmann
Sam and Jack Daly
Cindy and Pat DeLany
Mark and Sharon Dewart and Family
Dintruff Family
Ann Dixon
Steve & Michelle Dufault
Jack and Chris Edwards
Fawcett Family
Fossell Family
Marge and Cal Gage
Rick and Debbie Gallagher
The Gamrath Family
Dave and Sue Ganis
Bill and Pam Gansberg
Shanna Gary
Goldsberry Family
Dave and Nancy Gorr
Jackie and Tom Gorter
The Gottshall Family
The Gould Family
Ben and Barbara Gralla
Ann and Tom Grant
Judith Grisamore
The Hadler Family
Hafner Family
Clint Dana Tyler Jake and Amelia Hansen
Steve and Anne Hardy
Bill and Ann Hart and family
The Headleys
Todd and Sarah Helfrich
Michael and Jeniece Higgins
Dr. Mason
Faye and Dean Holm
Mr. & Mrs. Edward Holstein
Esther Homeck
The Horan Family
Bernie Hyde
Rudy Iberle
Ginny and Bob Istnick
David and Michelle Jacobsen
Jim and Karen Jacobson
Mike and Donna Jarvi
Sara Allison and Wayne Jenner
Karno Family
Raza and MaryAnn Khan
Ken, Linda, Rob and Jon Klein
John and Mary Kohlmeier
Joan and Steve Kraus
Andrew and Susan Krivoshik
Richard and Diane Kucera
Jeff & Eileen Laack
Diane Landi
The Larson Family
David R. Lee
Lemieux Family
Steve and Jennifer Leventhal
Margaret Lindman
Scott & Bobbi Logan and Family
The Lomax Family
Carol Lunde
Mahan Family
JJ Joy Sarah Adrienne & Charlie Markee
Susie and Jim Mayhall
The McBean Family
The McCormick - Fitzgerald Family
Leslie and Alisia Michael
Mike and Susan Michaelis
June and David Miller
The Mills Family
Ellie and Finn Moore
The Moss Family
Phyllis and Simon Moughamian
Sue Mullane
Judge Margaret J. Mullen
Bill and Patty Murray
Betty and Ed Muro
Benita Myles and Family
Janet and Herb Nelson
Matt Amy & Tyler Nielsen
Matthew Ginny Benjamin Sophie Christian Noble
Bill and Paula Nordeen
Bob and Brenda O'Neill
Marti Palmer and Family
Anthony Partipilo
Alex & Nan Patterson & Family
Don and Mary Ellen Patton
Marian P. Pawlick
Oliver and Joyce Perschke
George Peterson
Steve and Helen Potsic
The Pritchard Family
Lynn and John Pullan
Bill and Sue Raymoure
Herbert Richards
Tim and Heather Richmond
The Rinehart Family
Rockwell Family
Frania and Phillip Ross
The Carlos Rotman Family
Pam & George Russell
The Jerry Ryder Family
Betty and William Sample
Santaniello Family
Eric and Barbara Saunders
Rick and Maggie Schmude
Ruth Schnell and Family
Jack and Jan Schnobrich
Jan and Carl Schons
Renate and Jack Schuler
Steve and Judi Schulte
Bill & Gayle Seldon and family
The Seymour Family
Diane and Howard Skoien
The Small Family
Leslie and Peter Smith
Jake & Ann Snyder
Bruce Spencer
Cathy and Charlie Spencer
Don and Mia Spooner
Darlene and Jim Stanley
The Stauffer Family
The Stolzenburg Family
Carole S. Stroh
Bruce and Kris Stromberg
Margaret and Irek Stypik
The Sunderman Family
Jhan and Ruth Swanson
The Swee Family
Sally and Vince Swoyer
John and Carole Tanner
The Terkildsen family
Howard and Tena Tessler
Michael and Suzanne Thomas and Family
Dot T. Thomas
The Goldsberry Family
Tiffanys, Bittners and Canadys
Tjarksen Family
The Toser and Jarvi Families
The Towle Family
The Trefts Family
Twichell Family
The Vahey Family
Eileen Valenta
Carol and Bennie Wagner
Perry and Pinkie Walcott
Robert L. Wallace
John and Joan Webster
The Wehmeyer Family
Nancy and David White
Peter and Margaret White
The Woie Family
Gordon and Czarina Wood
Roycealee J. Wood

Business Donations
Cyndi Peters, MS, LMFT
Dragon K Martial Arts
Halloran and Yauch, Inc.
John S. Swift Co., Inc. Charitable Trust
RBS Construction and Design Inc.

Parade Book
American Family Insurance - Ed and Erin Whitehead Agencies
Bark N Park
Bruce and Bruce Company
Caputo Cheese Market
Colmar Productions LLC
The Community Church of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff
Diamond Residential Mortgage
DiVinci Painters
Dr. Tracy Durrett
DTB Woodworks
Grace United Methodist Church
The Grieve Corporation
Griffith, Grant and Lackie Realtors
Holland & Knight LLP
Imperial Motors Jaguar
The Jane Lee Team
Knauz Auto Group
Knollwood Animal Hospital
Lake Bluff Open Lands Association
Lake Bluff Public Library
Lake Bluff Women's Club
Lake Forest Country Day School
Lake Forest Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce
Lake Forest Pediatric Associates
Lake Shore Pediatrics
Law Office of Craig Pierson
Lesser Lutrey McGlynn and Howe LLP
Lew and Holly Steadman
LifeWorking Coworking
Linda Neumann
Lynch Construction Corp.
Molly Maid North Shore
Northern Electric Service Inc.
Palit and Wansten Dentistry
Pasquesi Home and Gardens
RBS Construction and Design Inc.
Richard and Janice Price
Roycealee J. Wood
SAL Consulting Inc.
Swirlygig Industries
Uline Inc
Union Church of Lake Bluff and Grace United Methodist Church
V.J. Killian Co.
Wenk Insurance Agency
Wests Insurance Agency
Zengeler Cleaners
2016 Parade Sponsors
Photos from the 2015 Parade
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