Galva parade winners crowned

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic

Winners in categories of the 2010 Galva Freedom Fest Parade were announced following the parade, held at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Floats

1) Prairie Country Gardens – “Let Freedom Ring” – Diane Nelson

2) Galva Girl Scouts – “Fourth of July Girl Scouts Camp” – organizers, Denise McGowan and Emily Albertson

3) Galva Banking Center – “Freedom Train”

Walking

1) Illinois National Guard Color Guard – D Company, 634th, Illinois National Guard

2) Farm Fresh Roller Girls – Henry County Women’s Roller Derby Team

3) Jazzercise – Galva – Angie Burford (franchise owner)

Tractors

1) 1922 Rumley Oil Pull, Model G – Owner Albertus Olson, driver – Erik Nelson – riders Erika, Elly and Ethan Olson

2) 1964 John Deere 110 Lawn Mower – owner Jim DeCrane, driver – Kip Lawrence – riders – Jennifer McFarland & Aubri Stahl

Vehicles

1) 1970 Ford Galaxy Convertible – Oscar DePauw and Pat DePauw – riders Allison and Sydney DePauw

2) Galva Fire Truck

3) 1953 Ford Truck - Galva Pharmacy – Scott Caravello

Horses

1) Michelle Klausner and Braxton