2013 Forks Parade Awards

Grand Marshals:
Bill and Kitty Sperry, Forks
Forks residents for 18 years – they own 110 Business Park, Cedar Avenue Self Storage, Huckleberry Lodge, and G Street Business Park. They are active in the Beautification Committe and Neah Bay Fort NUE Geona. Both are on the Forks Chamber of Commerce Board and Bill is a Commander in AWG.
Pioneer of the Year :
Ron and Marge Shearer
Longtime residents of Forks, Ron’s parents were both judges. Ron retired from the phone company.
Tourist of the Day:
Roland & Bev Maual, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Roland and Bev are visiting family here. Their daughter is married to Luke Larson. This is their first time in Washington.
Forks Old-Fashioned 4th of the July “Hometown Hero”: Jim Whitehead
Lifelong resident Jim served in the U.S. Navy from 1951-1955. He was stationed on the USS Randall as a 2nd Class Petty Officer.
Grand Sweepstakes:
Olympic Corrections Center, Forks
Mayor’s Award – Relay For Life, Forks
Chairman’s Choice – Mike Micheau Trucking, Beaver
Festival Floats
1st  Quileute Days Royalty, LaPush
2nd Loggers Playday, Hoquiam
3rd Sequim Irrigation Festival, Sequim
Commercial Floats
1st   Forks Thriftway, Forks
2nd Forks Community Hospital, Forks
3rd   Hoh Tribe, Forks
Non-Commercial Floats
1st   Forks High School ASB, Forks
2nd   Joyce Daze, Joyce
3rd    First Baptist Church, Forks
Municipal Groups
1st   Clallam County PUD, Port Angeles
2nd   Clallam County Fire Dept., Forks
3rd  Yellow Fire Truck, Beaver
1st   Korean War Veterans Bag Pipers, Port Angeles
2nd    Spoelstra Circus Calliope, Forks
Vehicles Before 1965
1st   1952 Chevy SD, Olympia
2nd   1956 Ford
3rd    1933 Pontiac
Vehicles After 1966
1st  1968 Cavelle ,Wayne Damen, Forks
2nd 1977 Corvette, Port Angeles
Log/Wood Trucks
1st Mark Lopmen, Chimacum
2nd Dilley & Soloman Logging, Forks
3rd Barry Swanson Trucking, Forks
Equestrian – Individual
1st 4-H First Nation Riders, Painted Pony, Forks
Equestrian – Group
1st 4-H 1st National Rider, Forks
2nd Rain Forest Riders, Bear Creek
1st 1986 Peterbilt, Barry Swanson Trucking, Forks                                                                                    
2nd 1954 Kenworth, Eric Anderson Trucking, Forks
3rd Singhose Logging, Sequim
Best Appearance Trucks
1st 1987 Peterbilt, J R Cameron, Port Angeles                                                                                     
1st Concerned Citizens/Sunshine Rainbow, Forks
2nd Bearded Unicorn Derby Car, Forks
3rd Quileute Valley Grange #661, Farm Tractor, Forks
Misc. – Individual
1st Quileute Tribe Elders, LaPush
2nd JT Sweets, Forks
Misc. — Group
1st  Hoh Tribe, Forks
2nd Hoh Tribe, Forks
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