The following alphabetical list is incomplete – but has a description of the Parade Entrants who provided information. (For a complete list in order of appearance go to Parade entrants in order of appearance):
Arthur Marthinson – 1943 military jeep
Bank of Marin
Blue Star Moms of Marin
Bushnell’s Irish Piper Band
Dr. Yvonne Cagle is going to be riding in an actual cockpit (on loan from the USS Hornet) which will be towed by a truck!
Dr. Yvonne Cagle is a NASA Astronaut and Family Physician. In 2008 , Dr. Cagle retired as a Colonel in the USAF where she served as a Senior Flight Surgeon prior to her selection to the NASA Astronaut Corp in 1996. In 2005, Dr. Cagle was assigned to the NASA/ARC as the lead ARC Astronaut Science Liaison and Strategic Relationships Manager for Google and other Silicon Valley Programmatic Partnerships. Dr. Cagle’s groundbreaking work is preserving historic NASA space legacy data while, simultaneously, galvanizing NASA’s initiatives in global mapping, sustainable energies, green initiatives, and disaster preparedness. Dr. Cagle is advisor for the Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research Program (CRuSR). Currently Dr. Cagle is on faculty and served as the NASA liaison and faculty for exploration and space exponential technologies with Singularity University. Dr. Cagle also served as Guest Speaker for TEDx Brussels, Belgium 2012.
Electrical Vehicle Club of College of Marin
They are students interested in electric powered transportation including cars, bicycles and motor cycles.
FANCO – Filipino Americans of Northern Ca
Friends of Dogbone Meadow – decorated truck & animals
Girl Scouts Novato Service Unit
Daisy, Junior, Cadette and Ambassador Girl Scouts along with their amazing volunteer adults.
Garbarino’s WWII Military Museum
Golden Gate Basset Rescue
Saves bassets from Fresno to the Oregon border and across Northern Nevada.
Gus Stremme – 1955 Ford T-Bird
House of Steel
Military Recruit Training program prepares young men and women of Northern California for service in the Armed Forces of the U.S. with an extensive and hard core training program.
Ito’s White Tiger
Kyung Ku Tae Kwon Do
Students will demonstrate martial arts that you will often see in movies, TV or Olympic games.
Lake Country Animal Services
We will have the current dogs up for adoption but also inviting all our dogs who have already found their forever homes.
Love 2 Dance
We love to dance and perform!
Marin Christian Academy
Marin Model A Club
1928 Ford Model A
Mindy King is driving her late grandfather Bob King’s 1930 Model A speedster. He built it while fighting cancer. We all miss him and celebrate his life by driving his car in the parade.
It is a comic World War I marching unit composed of members of the Nave family and a group of fun loving people. They have won numerous awards in comic and specialty entries.
Nostalgia Days – 7 vintage vehicles
Novato Disposal Service – truck + “Curbie”
Novato Elks Lodge
We work with veterans and military personnel and aid our community with charitable works and scholarships.
Novato Fountain of Ukes
Novato High School Air Force JROTC – color guard
Novato Historical Guild
Their goal is to preserve and raise awareness of Novato’s history. They operate the Novato Historical and Hamilton Field Museums.
The Novato Kazoo Experiment – kazoo band
Novato Lions Club – passing out flags
Novato Mothers’ Club
Kids and parents are walking in the parade showing Fourth of July pride of country and community. The purpose of the organization is to provide mothers a nurturing environment, knowledge through shared experiences, friendship, activities and community to families with children of all ages.
Novato Police Department Teen Driver Safety Program
Novato Police Explorer Post 392
Police exploring provides educational programs for young adults on the purpose, mission and objectives of law enforcement.
Novato Sanitary District – television van
Novato Senior Center Club
Offers recreational, cultural, educational, community service and social welfare activities for seniors 50 and older.
Novato Summer Music Institute
A fun, affordable music summer camp for middle school students.
Novato Youth Center
Our programs include Child Development, athletic programs, youth and family counseling, community and school health education and Novato Wellness Center.
Pini Ace Hardware
- Serving Novato’s hardware needs for 95 years. The world famous Pini Plungers will perform. Our goal is to be the best hardware store ever!
- 1931 Model A Ford pick up drive by Ben and Ellarene Young, owners of Pini Hardware from 1969 to 1983. They are parents of 3, grandparents of 12, great grandparents of 20.
Red Boy Pizza
Red Boy Pizza has been serving the Novato community for over 25 years and would like to showcase that we are more than just pizza and we offer only the freshest ingredients and that we also love to support our local schools.
Rugani’s Haunted House
Provides Halloween fund and collects canned food and cash donations for the Marin Community Food Bank.
St. Mary’s Girls Drum & Bell Corps
San Marin Reunion of the 1970’s
A group of San Marin graduates organizing the reunion for the 1970’s. We want to promote interest in the San Marin reunion of the 1970’s on August 17th, 2013.