Parade entries can begin to line up at 10 a.m. at United Precast Industries LLC on Howard Street. Judging begins at 12:30 p.m. All entries are asked to be in place by 1:45 p.m. The parade starts at 2:30 p.m. Entries and their order include:
1 Mount Vernon Fire Department
2 KCCC AFJROTC
3 OSU Alumni Club of Knox County
4 Grand Marshal — Joel Riley
5 Tim Workman Agency State Farm
6 McFarland Llama Farm
7 Llamas R Us
8 Columbus Kenworth
9 Freedom Twirlers
10 Distinguished Young Women
11 Pawsitive Journal
12 Mount Vernon Machine and Tool
13 Mount Vernon High School Band
14 Howard Kidwell
15 Mount Vernon News
16 Warren Irwin
17 Boy Scout Troop No. 377
18 Robertson Roost Rance
19 40 Something Cowgirls
20 B and B Auto Detailing
21 Mount Vernon YMCA
22 Friends from the Contenders 4-H Club
23 Jessica Martin
24 Ashley Martin
25 Alice Lester
26 Mary Kay Cosmetics
27 Knox County Humane Society
28 Creative Foundations
29 Knox County Veterans Service Office
30 American Cancer Society Relay for Life
31 Brienna Maners
32 McKenzie VanDyke
33 The Living Center
34 First-Knox National Bank
35 Dream Girls USA
36 Rag Tag Gang
37 Williams Family Farm
38 Wise Choice Propane
39 Auxiliary Creations Twirlers
40 Girl Scout of Ohio Troop 1366
41 Christmas Cheer
42 Goldwing Road Riders
43 Modern Builders/Dennis & Schisler
44 Arrow Head District BSA
45 Lannings Foods
46 Tony Maddusx
47 The Main Place
48 Knox County Horse Park
49 CSW Power Sports
50 Kevin Moore
51 Cherie Moore
52 Danville High School Marching Band
53 Holmes County Antique Festival Royalty
54 Amvets and Ladies' Auxiliary
55 STAR Touring Chapter 480
56 All Occasion Carriage and Pony Rides
57 Knox County Head Start
59 TaVaci School of Performing Arts
60 Knox County Junior Fair King and Queen
61 Carole Dance Studio
62 McClusky Fire Extinguishers
63 John and Sue Burkhart
64 Heart of Ohio Horseplay
65 CES Credit Union
66 Food for the Hungry
69 Kokosing Valley Search and Rescue
70 City of Mount Vernon
71 Mid-State Waste
72 WCLT Radio
73 Heritage Centre Association
75 Knox Community Hospital
76 PAC Mail
77 Mount Vernon Players
78 Homer Volunteer Fire Dept.
79 College Township Fire Dept. — Grass Truck
80 College Township Fire Dept. — Tanker
81 College Township Fire Dept. —Squad 452
82 Walhonding Rube Band
83 Santa Claus
84 Dusty Boots 4-H Club
Pawsitive Journey, sponsored by Mount Vernon Packaging.
Auto After 1961
Columbus Kenworth, sponsored by Dumbaugh Insurance, David Dumbaugh.
Auto Before 1960
Howard Kidwell, sponsored by Virginia and Barbara Barry.
Pak Mail, sponsored by the Knox County Chamber of Commerce.
Club & Service Organizations
American Cancer Society Relay for Life, sponsored by Dumbaugh Insurance.
College Township Fire Department, sponsored by Griffin Insurance.
Knox County Horse Park, sponsored by Mount Vernon News.
Tami Vaughn escorting Grand Marshal Joel Riley, sponsored by Heating & Cooling Products.
Alice Lester, sponsored by CES Credit Union.
Brienna Maners, sponsored by Herald’s Appliances & Electronics and Mount Vernon Clock Company.
Goldwing Road Riders, sponsored by Flappers Bar & Grille and Mid-Ohio Suzuki.
Best Parade Theme
Ashley Martin, sponsored by Flappers Bar & Grille.
Best School Entry
Knox County Head Start, sponsored by Mount Vernon Nazarene University and WNZR.
McDonald’s, sponsored by Herald’s Appliances & Electronics.
TaVaci School of Performing Arts, sponsored by Parkside Restaurant.
The parade is organized by the Mount Vernon News.
There were no entries for the antique implement category. It was sponsored by Ann Laudeman at Real Living. The religious entry category also was void of an entry. It was sponsored by Kahrl & Co. Insurance. The senior adult entry, sponsored by First-Knox National Bank was also not judged.
Herald’s Appliances & Electronics and Mount Vernon Clock Company Walking Entry
Mount Vernon Packaging Animal Entry
Knox County Chamber of Commerce and Dennis & Schisler and Lincoln Douglas Investments, LLC Business Entry
CES Credit Union Humorous Entry
Virginia and Barbara Barry Auto Entry - 1960 and Before
Dumbaugh Insurance Auto Entry - 1961 and after
Kahrl & Co. Insurance Religious Entry
First Knox National Bank Senior Entry
The Parkside Restaurant & Tavern Youth Entry
Mount Vernon Nazarene University and WNZR 90.9 FM School Entry
Heating and Cooling Products Horse-Drawn Entry
Herald’s Appliances & Electronics and Mount Vernon Clock Company Miniature Horse/Pony Entry
Mount Vernon News Equestrian Entry
Ann Laudeman at Real Living Antique Implement Entry
Griffin Insurance Emergency Vehicle Entry
Dumbaugh Insurance Club and Service Entry
Flapper’s Bar & Grille and Mid-Ohio Suzuki Honda Yamaha Kawasaki Motorcycle Entry
Flapper’s Bar & Grille Best Parade Theme
First Knox National Bank Dan Emmett Best Overall Entry
Mike & Terri Hillier Parade Animal Clean-up
Small’s Sand and Gravel Inc.
Kurt E. Schisler, Inc.
Lincoln Douglas Investments
Griffin Insurance B&O Depot
Good Impressions Balloon Sculptor
The Parkside Restaurant and Tavern Donations
Wolffe House Wallpapers Donations
Mount Vernon News Safire Sun Performance
Central Ohio Technical College MVHS Orchestra
Donley Ford Lincoln of Mount Vernon Santa Claus
Elks Lodge #140 Santa’s House
Blubaugh Body & Frame Service
Columbia Gas of Ohio
Down Home Leather
Edward Jones - Craig Renshaw
Flowers for You
Jim and Linda Gibson
Health Source Chiropractic
Knox Community Hospital
Knox County Recorder John Lybarger
Maraget Ann Ruhl
Town and Country Vet Clinic
William’s Flower Shop
Wise Choice Propane
Cosby Heating and Cooling
Howard Street Autocare
Killbuck Savings Bank
Knox County Commissioners – Theresa Bemiller – Roger Reed – Allen Stockberger
Madison Collins Stephens Insurance
Mount Vernon Machine and Tool
Mount Vernon Overhead Door
Mount Vernon Wrestling
Kim and Pam Rose
Kurt E. Schisler, Inc.
Snyder Funeral Homes
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