Thank you for Old Timers Day honor

Note: Most newspaper content reprinted here is incomplete and delayed. Want it all? Sooner? You can subscribe to our full print and online editions by calling (559) 674-4207 and get both editions for the price of one!

webmaster | 10/23/13

A great big thank you to the Madera Kiwanis Club for selecting my wife and me as the 2013 Old Timers Day Parade grand marshals. It was an honor that was beyond our expectation.

Three weeks later, we are still being congratulated by people we meet, and by those who sent cards wishing us well.

We are also grateful to all who went out of their way, offering advice and encouragement, making sure that we had whatever we needed to make the day a success. These include especially Jim Bryan and Dennis Smith of the Kiwanis Club, and Elijah Bishop and his big Cadillac convertible classic car, which we rode in leading the parade.

Thanks to Bill Coate of The Madera Tribune for his interview and wonderful article, and Wendy Alexander of The Madera Tribune for the many pictures that will give us the blessing of good memories.

We had a great time.

John W. Rose and Virginia Lee Rose,
Madera

 

comments powered by Disqus