Trying to stay dry waiting for the Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade
to start Saturday morning are, from left to right,
Jaeleb Robinson, 6, Emony Robinson, 9, Khalfani Cason, 6,
and Khalfani's twin brother Kefentse Cason, 6.
Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade Grand Marshals Lisa Snider, left,
Paul Knauls Sr., and Rose Quinn, right, wave to parade watchers
as they drive by the Convention Center.
Despite some pretty hard rains during the 2007 Grand Floral Parade,
held Saturday, June 9, the Rose Festival Queen a
nd her court kept their spirits up and their charm intact.
The Hill Family came out ready for the rain and to support their
school district's participation in the Rose Festival's
Grand Floral parade. From left to right are Mary Hill,
Caliyah Hill, 2, Caylem Hill, 8, and Cahlil Hill, 6.
Royal Rosarian Jerrell Gaddis tips his hat to the crowd gathered along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Riding in a 1907 Cartercar is Leslie Goodlow-Baldwin,
Rose Festival president.
Mercedes Whitecalf, Jefferson High School's 2007
Rose Festival Princess, waves to the crowd
during last Saturday's rainy Grand Floral Parade.