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Pet and Doll Parade Kicks-off Blueberry Festival


August 05, 2005

Ketchikan, Alaska - Approximately 140 participants, both big and small, participated in the Pet and Doll Parade Friday kicking-off Ketchikan's Blueberry Arts Festival which is scheduled for this weekend.

According to Gretchen Klein, this was the first year that prizes were awarded. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ketchikan awarded the themes and each winner was awarded a $30.00 gift certificate donated by Big Brothers Big Sisters.  

jpg First Place Erica Stewart

First Place:

Erica Stewart

She was most brave to bring her little bunny rabbit who nestled in the basket.
Photo by
Gretchen Klein

jpg 2nd place

2nd Place

Most Pets and Dolls:

Rachel and Savannah Scanlon, Kathleen Chaudhary, Leanna Flores
Photo by Gretchen Klein

jpg 2rd place

3nd Place
Most minature dolls in the basket: Gracie Jackson

Photo by Gretchen Klein

After the parade, participants enjoyed ice cream and cookies served by Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteers Cecelia Johnson and Patti Fay Hickox.



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