On the eve of CELEBRATION


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July4EveParadeBoysP7030033.jpg

Walkers and riders dressed in red, white and blue wave their flags in the kids parade.

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July4EveFoodLineP7030007.jpg

Len Coryea serves a bowl of ice cream to top off the meal supplied by the Friends of the Hillsboro Museums.

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July4EveUncleSamKids29.jpg

Uncle Sam (a.k.a. David Loewen) strolls the grounds with a sack of goodies.

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July4EvesackraceP7030047.jpg

An old-fashioned sack race provided release for some pent-up, youthful energy.

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July4EveHannafordAbeP703002.jpg

Roger Hannaford of Marion, Republican for the 70th District House of Representatives seat, receives some political advice from Abe Lincoln himself (otherwise known as Don Dahl, the current holder of the seat). Hannaford and fellow GOP candidate Bill Spangler of Burns gave brief political speeches while Bob Brookens of Marion, who was unable to attend, delivered his remarks by proxy.


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