This year marks the 100th anniversary of the San Luis Valley Ski-Hi Stampede. The Stampede Parade Committee, pictured, Sara Copley, Lorelynn Buss, Anita Olme, Linda Weyers, Debbie Garcia, Jacqueline Hurst, Letha Hershey, is excited to be part of this long-standing tradition once again by offering parades Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23. This year’s theme is Remembering the Resilience, Celebrating 100 years.
The parade is a much-anticipated part of Stampede, showcasing the area’s youth, talents, businesses and unity. First 100 participants for both days will receive a commemorative ribbon.
Parade entry forms can be picked up at Poole Agribusiness, 2060 S Rd 5E, Monte Vista or contact Letha Hershey 719-588-0212. Forms need to be returned by July 15. A $10 late fee will be assessed thereafter.