Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Exeter Parade

It was a celebration of the 150th anniversary of statehood in Nebraska and Exeter decided to join in the celebration with a car show, parade, softball tournament, a bbq and polka band on Saturday, July 29th.  The parade was led by the colors carried by members of the Exeter American Legion and the Sons of the Legion.  From the left are From the left are Brian Moor, Justin Harre, John Tauriella, Jim Anderson, Mitch Becker and Mark Beethe.  Exeter-Milligan sophomore Caitlin Murphy sang the National Anthem as the flags stopped downtown.

 There was candy everywhere at the parade on Saturday afternoon.

Above -Paul and Nancy Jensen fly through the parade as “Just Plane People” and Paul threw out balsa airplanes as they went by.
Below – Troy and Will Kallhoff advertise Uncle Greg Ekeler’s  repair shop in the Exeter parade.

Above – Brett and Tommy Kallhoff get ready to throw out candy during the Exeter parade from their buggy advertising their Uncle Greg Ekeler’s repair shop.

From the left Kay Due, Jonah Geiger and Diane Geiger pass out candy during the Exeter 150th Statehood celebration.  Below Amy Emshoff of Generations bank launches another handful of candy out the window.

 Bob Dumpert gives his real opinion on red tractors during the parade.
Above – Aidan Vavra drives the miniature semi truck for the Farmers Cooperative. Below, Carri Vavra launches a handful of candy out the Coop truck window.

 Dusty Axline passes out a Horizontal Ball Camp during the Exeter parade.

Joe and Sharla Dinneen cruise through the parade in their Corvette with their sign celebrating the 150 years of Nebraska Statehood.
 Exeter Lumber celebrates the 150th of Nebraska Statehood.
 The Total Look from Milligan participated in the Exeter parade.
 Roger and Mary Pribyl drive their 1955 Crown Victoria through the Exeter parade.
 Peyton Pribyl drives this beauty of a Camaro during the parade
 KTMX helped promote the event in Exeter and came out to be part of the parade.
 Manning Grain was on hand to help celebrate.
 Knox Becker rides shotgun with his mom. J.J. Becker during the parade.
 Exeter's mayor Alan Michl participated in the car show and the parade with his Dodge
 Winner of the Judges choice in the car show was Exeter's own Adam Erdkamp in the Dodge Hellcat.
 Farmers and Merchants Bank of Milligan was on hand for the parade throwing on koozies and money.
Gotta get your steak!

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