July 4 Parade in Country Estates

Residents and visitors line both sides of the street to watch the annual Independence Day Parade staged by San Diego Country Estates. This year’s event featured 34 entries ranging from young Boy and Girl Scouts to members of the sheriff’s Volunteer Mounted Patrol.

Sentinel photos/Maureen Robertson

Corban Hlavac, 4, and Khloe Johnson, 4, ride a wagon as others in the Montessori Children's House & Montessori Children's Elementary School walk the parade route.

Ramona Fire Department's fire truck and ambulance receive applause as they make their way along the parade route.

Among those enjoying the parade are Zoe Gonzalez, 4, and her brother Noah, 2, with their parents Andy and Jackie Gonzalez and grandmother Elva Martinez.

Cub Scout Pack 678 leads the parade.

Miss Ramona 2014 Courtney Ford waves to the crowd.

San Diego Country Estates lifeguards squirt water as they make their way along the parade route.

Parade announcers Mindy Files and Robyn Ernst, right, let parade watchers know who's next in the parade line-up. At left are Files' grandsons, Gavin Herrin, 6, and Jaden Marcelino.

Sunrise Valley Service Unit Brownies and Girl Scouts are among parade entries.

Miss Julian 2014 Jessica Nichols rides in Nora and Gene Seidl's Party Express Train after the Julian parade was canceled due to the 217-acre Banner fire.

Smokey Bear walks ahead of the U.S. Forest Service truck.

Avery Hagler, 5, aka Ramona Martial Arts' "Karate Queen" waves as she rides along the parade route.

Jeff Ruland of Sears in Ramona flips a wheelie with one of his Sears' tractors.

Karen Clendenen joins other real estate agents in the parade.

Renee Doomey watches the parade through her patriotic-design sunglasses.

Scott Milner is part of the sheriff's Volunteer Mounted Patrol.

Pat Donovan, chairman of Ramona's annual Main Street Parade in May, drives a McCormick Farmall tractor in the Fourth of July Parade.

Staci Greene assists Duffy, a miniature donkey with HeeHaw Place Donkey Rescue in Ramona.

Ramona Santana Riders Gina Rahenkamp rides with Elise and Audrey Seiver.

Madelyn Woods, 2, enjoys the parade atop her father Jesse's shoulders.

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Posted by Maureen Robertson on Jul 10 2014. Filed under Country Living, Featured Story, News, Ramona. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

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