Portland Fire & Rescue Station 11’s Captain Eric and Firefighters Terry, Cory, and Chris proudly drove Engine 11 in the Parade.
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In April 2007, a new event joined the Rose Festival lineup: the 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade. Presented by the 82nd Avenue of Roses Business Association, the parade has gained momentum over the past four years – the number of parade entries continues to increase and thousands of folks from all over the greater Portland area enjoy this unique yearly event.
In 2011, the 5th Annual 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade began at 9:00 a.m. at Eastport Plaza on 4000 S.E. 82nd Avenue and traveled north to 78th and Yamhill Street.
The parade showcased the 2011 Rose Festival Court, Madison High School Drummers, Banfield Pet Hospital, Cinema Classic Car Club, Burgerville, Commissioner Amanda Fritz, East Portland Chamber of Commerce, various Neighborhood Associations, Holgate Library, Kell’s Irish Pipes and Drums, Lee’s Lion Dancers, Mr. and Mrs. Tall, Mt. Hood Little League, Oregon Zoo, PDX Bridge Festival, Robert Gray Middle School Band, Ronald McDonald, Taekwondo, Subway, City of Portland Police Department, Sargents Motorsports, The Armed Forces, Veterans, Mayor Sam Adams, Commissioner Dan Saltzman, Herbie The Love Bug, and many schools from pre-school to high school.
Portland Fire & Rescue
We Respond: Always Ready, Always There
May 6, 2011