Winners from 2004 Fourth of July parade |

Winners from 2004 Fourth of July parade

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2004 Fourth of July Parade Winners in Nevada City are listed below. Trophies were awarded for first place, with ribbons for second and third.

Best Costume

1st: Snappy and Sweet Patootie

2nd: Nevada County Performing Arts

3rd: Empire Mine State Historic Park

Junior Sweepstakes

1st: Rough and Ready Youth Grange

2nd: Nevada Union Miners

3rd: Rising Starz Gymnastics

Mayor’s Trophy/Best Nonprofit Float

1st: Sierra Services for the Blind

2nd: Community Players

3rd: Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum


1st: Veterans Organizations of Nevada County

2nd: Nevada County Search and Rescue

3rd: Rough and Ready 4H

Best Auto

1st: Tom and Linda Cox

2nd: Quicksilver Antique Military Vehicles

3rd: Roamin Angels

Best Overall Fire Department

1st: Nevada City Fire Department

2nd: Tahoe National Forest

3rd: Rough and Ready Volunteer Fire Department

Best Band

1st: Rough and Ready Fruit Jar Pickers

2nd: Ukulele Band

Best Junior Group

1st: Wolf Mountain Camp

2nd: Stellar Gymnastics

3rd: Bear River Bruins

Best Commercial

1st: Wolf Mountain Camp

2nd: Foothill Theatre Company

3rd: 49er Family Fun Park

Best Marching Group

1st: Ophir Prison Band

2nd: Union Hill School Band

3rd: Gold Country Celtic Society

Equestrian Sweepstakes

1st: Nevada County Horsemen

2nd: Doon Grade Ranch

– The Union staff

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