1998 Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade Winners
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    From The Signal
    Sunday, July 5, 1998

    The following trophies were awarded in Newhall Park after the Fourth of July parade Saturday. Winners who did not pick up their trophies may collect them from the Parks and Recreation Department in the ground floor at City Hall, 23920 W. Valencia Blvd.

    SWEEPSTAKES: Meadview Neighborhood

    GRAND EQUESTRIAN: Rodriguez and Solis Charro Group

    BEST DECORATED: SCV YMCA Y-Guides and Princesses

    BEST OF THEME: United States Postal Service

    Color Guard, Military
    1. Hart District ROTC
    2. Vietnam Veterans of America #355
    Color Guard, Fraternal
    1. Knights of Columbus SCV Assembly
    Marching Drill Team, 10 and up
    1. Fun and Fit Gymnastics
    Bicycle, more than one
    1. Cub Scouts Pack 57
    2. Cub Scouts Pack 609
    3. Cub Scouts Pack 490 and 608
    Musical Float, Non-commercial (recorded)
    1. Canyon Theatre Guild
    Musical Float, Commercial (live)
    1. Good Times Jazz Band
    Musical Float, Non-commercial (live)
    1. Cub Scouts Pack 496
    2. Uh-Oh! Band
    Non-commercial Float, Decorated under 17
    1. Meadview Neighborhood
    2. SCV YMCA Y-Guides and Princesses
    3. City of Santa Clarita Community Center
    Non-commercial Float, Decorated over 17
    1. United States Postal Service
    2. Friends of Hart Park—SCV Historical Society
    3. SCOPE with Councilwoman Jill Klajic
    Commercial Float
    1. The Mighty Signal
    2. American Medical Response
    Club or Fraternal Float
    1. Filipino-American Association of SCV
    2. Great Metropolitan District Elks (BPOE)
    3. SCV Congress of Republicans with Councilman Frank Ferry
    Religious Float
    1. Grace Baptist Church
    2. The Village Church
    Commercial Vehicle
    1. Guide Dogs of America
    2. KBET AM-1220 Boom Box
    3. Pam McGuire, Realtor
    Antique Auto, Single
    1. Joe Whiteside's 1936 truck
    2. American Diabetes Assn., SCV Area Chapter
    Classic Auto, Single
    1. Jerry Shepro with Councilwoman Jo Anne Darcy — Corvette
    2. Siegfried Grunze — 1973 Mustang
    3. Dave Gammert — 1955 Corvette
    Specialized Vehicle, Single
    1. Friends of Mentryville Fire truck with Councilwoman Laurene Weste
    2. Jerry Martin — Patriotic car
    Car Club
    1. SCV Antique Auto Club
    2. Toys R Us Car Club
    Motorcycle Club
    1. California Highway Patrol Motorized Drill Team


    Charro Group, Open
    1. Rodriguez and Solis Charro Group
    Ladies Side Saddle
    1. Movin' On Livestock
    Novelty Costume, Open
    1. Linda Vallejo
    Mounted Group, Open
    1. Sunset Equestrian Team of Southern California
    Mounted Color Bearers, Open
    1. Sunset Equestrian Team Color Guard
    Hitch-Drawn Vehicle, Open
    1. Kay Elder and General Beauregard

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