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Beaverton Celebration Parade needs a theme

Residents are invited to brainstorm on ideas to shape community event


by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The city wants your ideas for the theme of this year's Beaverton Celebration Parade.Beaverton residents are invited to submit ideas for the theme of this year’s Beaverton Celebration Parade.

Ideas must be submitted by Friday, June 20, at 5 p.m.

The theme winner will receive a prize package that includes a celebrity ride in the 57th annual parade on Saturday, Sept. 6. The winner will be notified the last week of June.

“This contest allows one of our residents to put his or her own touch on a long-standing community tradition,” said Mayor Denny Doyle. “It’s fun that residents can participate and help shape our annual celebration.”

The Beaverton Celebration Parade began in 1957 and has grown into a neighborhood tradition.

Residents can submit their ideas by sending:

• An e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

• A letter to City of Beaverton, Attn: Victor Sin, Events Coordinator, P.O. Box 4755, Beaverton 97076

• A fax to 503-526-2479.

Residents can also drop off ideas in-person to the Mayor’s Office located on the third floor of City Hall, 4755 S.W. Griffith Drive.

Previous parade themes have included "Everything is Golden," "Commu"nity Pride…City Wide," "Dancing in the Streets," "A Vision of the Future," The Many Faces of Our City" and "Community – For One and All."

Limit of two entries per Beaverton household. Entries must include street address. For more information, call 503-526-2559 or visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/Parade.



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