Kiddies Parade attracts more than 150 participants

By Photo by Kathy Orr/Baker City Herald July 03, 2013 12:07 pm

 


Indiana Gauthier, right, was named the winner for her wagon-drawn liberty bell in the Baker City Herald Kiddies Parade Wednesday morning. Indiana, 6, lives in Salem. She was accompanied by her grandmother, Rosanne Van Patten of Baker City.
Indiana Gauthier, right, was named the winner for her wagon-drawn liberty bell in the Baker City Herald Kiddies Parade Wednesday morning. Indiana, 6, lives in Salem. She was accompanied by her grandmother, Rosanne Van Patten of Baker City.

Indiana Gauthier, 6, of Salem, won the grand marshal award at the Baker City Herald Kiddies Parade Wednesday morning.

Indiana, who was costumed as Miss Liberty and accompanied by her grandmother, Roseanne Van Patten of Baker City, also placed first in the float category for her wagon-drawn liberty bell.

Second place in floats went to Kailey Westman, and third place to Reegan Hellberg.

In the groups and organization category, first place went to MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers). Second place was the group of Aaron Chavez, Brennan Gibbons and Antonio Washington, and third place went to the Baker County Library's "Indiana Jones" reading group.

In the wheels category, Alex Gauthier took first, Chelsea Davis and Joselyn Hellberg were second, and Cane Hellberg was third.

In the mommy and me stroller category, Ema and Connor Mabon were first-place winners. Second place went to Maci, Averi, Quin and Neli Quigley, and third place to Leela and Bella Henneky.

Following the parade, the Baker Elks served ice cream and set up games at Geiser-Pollman Park for the more than 150 participants.