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9NEWS PARADE OF LIGHTS FLOAT: PARADE WALKERS AND WEIFIELD TRUCK DECORATORS NEEDED!

11.03.21

 

To help IECRM execute successful participation in the upcoming 9News Parade of Lights event on Saturday, December 4th, they are seeking drivers to pull their 12 floats in the paradeand Weifield has signed up to drive one of the float trucks!

IECRM’s Ice Castle Float will need 40 volunteers to walk alongside the float during the parade; if you are interested in being a walker, please sign up at this IECRM link.

We are also in need of volunteers to decorate the Weifield truck on Friday, December 3rd.  Please contact Cathy Tarter (ctarter@weifieldgroup.com) if you’re interested!

PARADE SCHEDULE:

1.  Saturday, December 4th @ 10:00am (Duration: Approx. 1 Hour):

Trucks and drivers due to the Float Warehouse (4375 Madison St, Denver); they will drive to Float Staging Area (Bannock & 14th) via police escort, 10 mph. Trucks stay at staging area until parade. Drivers may leave and return to the site closer to parade time.

2.  Saturday, December 4th Afternoon @ 4:00pm (Duration: Approx. 3 Hours):

Drivers return to Staging Area at 4:00pm to drive their truck and float in the Parade which starts at 6:00pm and lasts a full hour, 5 mph.

3.  Saturday, December 4th Evening:

After the parade is over, drivers leave trucks attached to floats at secured Staging Area on Bannock St. (secured, locked overnight).

4.  Sunday, December 5th Morning @ Approx. 9:00am (Duration: Approx. 1 Hour):

Drivers return to the Staging Area (can be a different company driver) and drive trucks and floats to the float display area (at the direction of DDP – this could be along 16th Street Mall, at Union Station, or at the Float Warehouse), via police escort, 10 mph.

Again – if you’re interested in helping drive to support this great event — please let me know and I’ll pass your name on to Arnie!

THANK YOU!