Fourth of July Parade 2016 (photos)

Yesterday, July 2nd, Plainfield held its 93rd annual Independence Day parade. Here are my photos. Special thanks, and credit, to Elena Rutherford for taking some of these.

If you’d like higher resolution images of any of these photos, scroll to the bottom of this post and enlarge them using the thumbnails.

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Board of Education member Terrance Bellamy

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At points along the route, announcers introduced parade participants

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The Plainfield High School Marching Band

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Board member Richard “Riddy” Wyatt

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Terrence Bellamy gives candy to attendees

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Plainfield Senior Citizens Forever Young Senior Prom King & Queen

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Plainfield Public Schools Community Relations Liason Gloria Montealegre with Board Member Lynn Anderson and her daughter.

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Board President Emily Morgan and Board Member Carletta Jeffers (via the Plainfield Public Schools Facebook page)

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School Superintendent Anna Belin-Pyles

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The Plainfield High School Cheerleaders (Elena Rutherford)

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School Board members Bellamy, Jeffers, and Anderson

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The Plainfield Public Schools float featured The Lion King, which had been performed by Cook Elementary School, and Hairspray, performed by students at Emerson Elementary. (Elena Rutherford)

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The entire float (Elena Rutherford)

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Little Sparky (Elena Rutherford)

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Patricia Barksdale Celebrates PAAAS amazing achievement.

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Blogger Bernice Paglia takes some photos.

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Big Sparky (Elena Rutherford)

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Hairspray (Elena Rutherford)

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(Elena Rutherford)

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(Elena Rutherford)

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Richard Wyatt walks towards Park Avenue with his two sons.

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Bernel Harrison of the Plainfield Police Department pushes his son down Front Street.

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Eliza Paredes and Carmen Salavarrieta of Angels for Action

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(Elena Rutherford)

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The Stone Square Lodge (Elena Rutherford)

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2016 National Garden Miss, Glenisha Brown (Elena Rutherford)

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The Salvation Army

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Richard Wyatt with his sons Richard and Ryan. (Elena Rutherford)

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Chris Payne

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I was out there too.

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Darryl “5K” Clark

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(Elena Rutherford)

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(Elena Rutherford)

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(Elena Rutherford)

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Ronald McDonald was popular (Elena Rutherford)

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As usual, this Hillside step team made the trip to Plainfield.

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Lamar Mackson, Sr. and Debra Billups (Elena Rutherford)

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(Elena Rutherford)

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(Elena Rutherford)

 

 

 

 

 

Click these thumbnails below for higher resolution images.

2 thoughts on “Fourth of July Parade 2016 (photos)

  1. Thank you for the pictures, David and Elena. Fourth of July in Plainfield is always a wonderful day – this year was no exception. Thank you for saving the memories.

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