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2009 July 4th Parade Winners and Video

The Mayor and Village Council recognized outstanding participants in the 2009 July 4th Parade at their meeting on July 21. Winners were announced in the following categories:

Youth Award for best entry from a youth organization: Cub Scout Pack #80

Mayor’s Award of Special Recognition: Downers Grove Choral Society

C.J. Shoemaker Award for best music presentation: Downers Grove Suzuki Strings

Council Award for best entry celebrating the Nation’s birthday: Samahang Kapatid

Community Spirit Award for best entry depicting neighborliness & enthusiasm: Ultra Foods

American Legion/Heritage Award for best patriotic entry: Mr. William Kupisch

Despite the day’s rain, nothing could dampen the spirits of those who attended the annual July 4th Parade along Main St. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the 2009 July 4th Parade in this short video produced by the staff of DGTV Channel 6