Event Name: Rivercade Parade
When: July 18th, 2007
6:00 PM
Where: Parade Grounds
Sioux City, IA
General Information: The Central Garrison has been invited to attend the Rivercade Parade in Sioux City, IA.

Rivercade is a local event that has been going on for decades and is the city's main event for the year. The five day long celebration is kicked off with a major parade. The parade starts at 3rd and Water Street in Sioux City, IA and goes for approximately 20 blocks, ending at about a block from the starting point. Normal attendance is between 10,000 and 40,000 people depending on the weather with hundreds of entrants and floats.

It will be televised LIVE on the local NBC affiliate and we have already had other networks (ABC) approach me for interviews with the troopers before the parade. The person in charge of the parade is VERY EXCITED to have the 501st involved, especially after seeing the great response at the Rose Parade. We are being put in front of the parade in a very prominent spot.
Event Coordinator: TX-03966 - Kevin McGarry
Garrison Attendees: TB-00750 John Jaeckel as Biker Scout
TK-01375 Jason Neurath as Stormtrooper
ID-03966 Kevin McGarry as Imperial Officer
IG-04909 Maria Cutshall as Imperial Gunner
TK-09675 Chris Haave as Stormtrooper
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