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Pine Island 4th of July Parade

The Pine Island Fourth of July parade started with residents lining Stringfellow Road with chairs and blankets and waiting for the Parade to begin. There was some rain the night before so the kids had to jump over the puddles to get to the edge of the road in order to get the candy and prizes the people on the floats threw out.

Winn Dixie shopping plaza is always the starting point for the parade and Pine Island Businesses and organizations started lining up their floats around 9:00 AM, while finishing any decorating.

The parade started at 10:00 AM and traveled north on Stringfellow Road to the 4-way intersection, left on Pine Island Road and ended at the Elks Lodge.

You could hear the sounds from the Pine Island's Rescue and Fire Department coming down the road. They were followed by the Lee County Sheriff's Department, American Legion Color Guard, Pine Island businesses, organizations and community floats and bagpipes. The parade had close to 30 plus floats or entries.

After the parade the Elks Lodge was open to the public – all kids who participated in the parade received a complimentary hot dog lunch. The Lodge was open all day, with food and beverages available for purchase.

The American Legion on Stringfellow Road had a typical Independence Day Barbecue. A Watermelon eating contest was followed by music. Fireworks began at dusk. The Lodge will soon announce trophies awarded to the winning floats.

Hope you enjoy the video sponsored by Ad&PrintCraft and ClamJam of Southwest Florida Seafood and Music Festival.
www.AdandPrintCraft.com & www.ClamJamSWFL.com
See you all next year.

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Items of Note

  • NOW! 4th of July, 2017 -- Here for 4th of July, 2017 Parade video
  • ClamJamSWFL Video video link
  • 4th of July, 2016- Here for 4th of July, 2016 Parade video
  • Actual Photo of the Calusa Golden
    Mask
    discovered over 40 years ago

Relevant Quotes

In 10,000 years no one ever sacrificed their arms, their legs, their family or their life for "progress."

Speaking of Iran's crude nuclear bomb technology and inaccurate delivery systems, "If I were the (west bank) Palestinians, I'd be a little nervous." --John Wohlstetter, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute
  
"Goodbye, my beloved friend. A great voice falls silent. A great heart stops. " --Salman Rushdie (On the death of Christopher Hitchens, Dec.,16, 2011)

"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."...."To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical."-- Thomas Jefferson


"If Congress can employ money indefinitely to the general welfare… The powers of Congress would subvert the very foundation, the very nature of the limited government established by the people of America."--Alexander Hamilton:


“You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else." --Winston Churchill