Sunshine Days Parade winners announced

More than 50 parade entries toured the downtown streets of Sunnyside Saturday at this year's Sunshine Days Parade.

The winner of the Royalty Trophy, selected by the 2005-06 Miss Sunnyside Court, was the Zillah community float.

The top prize in the community float category for cities with a population of more than 3,500 people went to Grandview. The second place trophy went to Toppenish.

The Zillah community float was a double winner, as it took home first place honors among community floats representing cities with populations under 3,500. The second place trophy in that category went to the Little Miss Mabton float.

A float entered by Yakima Little Old Wine Maker placed first in the organizational category, followed by the Sunnyside United Methodist Pre-School entry in second.

The first place rosette in the marching unit-youth category was presented to Martin's School of Dance of Sunnyside.

The first place rosette in the car club category went to YakiVegas PT Cruiser Club.

The first place rosette in the antique car float category went to Prudential Valley Investment. Second place honors went to Chad and Linda Werkhoven.

Isaiah Guerrero earned the first place rosette in the bicycle category, while the Always Busy Arena earned the first place rosette in the horse club category.

In the parade horse category, Jose Rodriguez received the first place rosette and Natalie Ledford earned second place honors.


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