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‘SEA-HAWKS!’ and more at the Greenwood Seafair Parade

July 23rd, 2014 · Comments

The rain held off, but so did much of the usual crowds, making it easier for those who did go to get front-row seats at the “Touchdown Greenwood” themed Greenwood Seafair Parade.

The chant, “SEA-HAWKS! SEA-HAWKS!” rippled through the small, but enthusiastic audience, as Blitz, the parade grand marshal, rode by near the head of the parade.

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“Are they real princesses?” one young girl asked her mother as the waving Seafair princesses went by:

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Tara Academy students stepped out:

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The new Mayor, Ed Murray, put in an appearance in the old mayor’s ‘hood:

Mayor Ed Murray

The Electronettes drill team give an athletic performance:

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The Seafair Pirates came with the traditional cannon. Many people got ready for one blast…

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…and tried to capture the next one:

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While the booming cannon made plenty of people jump, perhaps the most surprising guest was the double rainbow that arched over the parade. Here’s a shot of the brightest one. If you have a better shot – or any other great shots of the parade- please send it to us at tips@phinneywood.com.

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