The following are the winning entries in the first ever Memorial Day parade staged Monday by the Manteca Chamber of Commerce.
Floats: 1st – Chuck & Terri Palmer (Cpl. Charles Palmer Memorial Troop Support Program), 2nd – Del Webb Veterans
Twirling: 1st – Stars & Stripes, 2nd – Razzle Dazzle
Color Guard: 1st – VFW Post 6311 & Auxiliary
Horses: Mounted Groups 1st – Merced County Sheriff’s Posse, 2nd – Alameda County Sheriff’s Posse; Drill Team 1st – Giddy Up Gals; Plain Western, 1st – David Bricknell (Sweet Horse Ranch); Fancy Parade Horse 1st – Kenneth Alexander; Future Horseman, 1st – Hailey Hopes, 2nd – Madison O’Meara Snipes
Automobiles: Vintage & Classic (1915-1948) 1st – Douglas Beckwith, 2nd – Everett Rankins, 3rd – Dan Lowry; Milestone (1949-1965) 1st – Douglas Beckwith; Auto Clubs 1st – Hwy 99 PT Cruiser Club; Custom or Stock 1st – Modesto Marine Corps League Detachment #19; 2nd – Dave & Jenifer Raymond (Blue Angels Corvettes); Motorcycle Club 1st – Patriot Guard Riders
Novelty/Miscellaneous: Miscellaneous 1st – George Markham 2nd – Manteca Youth Focus; Novelty (12 & Under) 1st – Universal Dance 2nd – Funtastic Gymnastics; Novelty (13 & Up) 1st – Happy Wheelers