Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on June 2, 1977 · Page 7
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 7

Greeley, Colorado
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Thursday, June 2, 1977
Page 7
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., June 2.1977 GREELEY (Colo.) TH1BUNE i 'Stampede West' fnfries open for Greefey July 4fh parade STAMPEDE TROUPE PERFORMERS - Linda and Noel Johnson sing "There once was a woman" from the Independence Stampede Troupe production of "Pajama Game" at a Joint service club luncheon Wednesday at the Community Building. Kiwanis, Rotary, Lions and Jaycees club members gathered to hear the rodeo committee and Stampede Troupe, headed by Jim DeMersseman, kick off the ticket sales campaign for the July 4th celebration. (Tribune photo by Steve Bauer) 300 Greeley service club members help kick off Independence Stampede More than 300 service club members attended a joint luncheon Wednesday at the Community Building as the Greeley Central High School. "We want to thank the the service clubs to encourage citizens of Greeley for their everyone in Greeley to "dress Dr. Young said. Western" this month in «** , . . . h " ,, , h v n ,tno m^f £ two" Greeley Independence Slam- ^ wanisgroups , ln e lw0 R 0 tary TMmes in so many ways, Everyone loves a parade, especially the Greeley Fourth of July Parade. "It's one of the largest parades on July 4th in the country," said Harvey Green, parade chairman, "and the 1977 parade will be better than ever!" The tlieme of the parade is "Stampede West" and units decorated according to the theme will parade north on 9th Avenue from I6th Street to 7th Street at 10 a.m. Monday, July 4, before an estimated crowd of 50,000 viewers. A special judge and reviewer stand will be erected in the area of 9th Street. The parade is made up of four divisions for judging purposes. The divisions and prizes are: Band, Drum and Bugle and other Marching Units - First prize $1000; Second $750; Third $500. Limited expense funds to first twelve groups entered. Floats 4-H Youth -- First-place trophy and $100; second-place trophy and $50; third-place trophy and $40; limited expense funds to first 10 clubs en- P.irk or at the Greeley Area Chamber of Commerce, 1407 8th Ave. All entries are due by 5 p.m. June 20; there is no entry fee. Further information about tered, available at the Stampede Other Youth Organizations - Headquarters at Island Grove Same prizes and expense funds as 4 H Youth floats. Civic Organizations -- First, second, and third-place trophies; limited expense funds for senior citizens entries. Commercial -- First, second, and third-place trophies. All floats will be judged on keeping with parade theme, originality, amount of work,; appearance, and beauty. , Horse groups will be divided! into three categories: Saddle Clubs - First, second, and third-place trophies. Individual Costumed Riders -- First, second, third, fourth, and fifth-place ribbons. Horse-drawn Vehicles -- First, second, and third-place trophies. Individual youths in costume, on decorated hikes or wagons will vie for first through fifth place ribbons. All trophies are provided by the Greeley Downtown Merchants Association. Parade entries are accepted on an application form the parade can be obtained from Harvey Green at 353-1144 or from the Stampede office at 350-2855. ''We welcome entries for the parade," Green said, "and we urge everyone to get their entries in early." LET'S TALK IT OVER nilli li'iin (filliniif-li There may still be some people who keep their money in an old sock under the mattress. They have the satisfaction of knowing exactly where their money is . . . unless someone steals it ... hut they have sacrificed any opportunity to have grow. At the end of each year, they have the ime number of dollars they started with, but those illars will buy less at the grocery store. An investment in real estate tends to appreciate at a ite that offsets the inflation rate. As the costs of land id of construction rise, the value of real estate rises in ·oportion, resulting in an increase in a property owner's luity. Would you care to inspect some real estate parcels at we think offer a good hedge against inflation? We ay have just what you want. Phone us or drop in. It ists you nothing to "Talk It Over" with us. their inoue' pede rodeo committee kicked off the 1977 ticket sales campaign. Highlighting the program was a performance by the Stampede Troupe cast which will be producing "Pajama Game" for this year's annual rodeo musical. Under the direction of Jim Der- mersseman and with musical director Harold Hamler at the piano, the cast sang two songs from the musical and gave the . Clubs, the Lions Club and the' c ° uld »°J, elast - , Wc are vty * Greeley Jaycees. Dick Neet of grateful. the Greeley Rotary Club was Posters and brochures host, with other club presidents promoting the Independence including Hank De Petro of the Stampede were distributed. Lions, Dave Markley of the Tickets went on sale Wed- Kiwanis, Steve Jesson of the nesday al the ticket office on 8th Jaycees, George Acker of the by the Greeley Chamber of Centennial Rotarians and Bob Commerce. Anderson of the Kiwanis. Young introduced the other 10 Dr. Young gave a short rodeo committeemen and told history of the 56-year-old the group of the growth of the Greeley rodeo celebration and Greeley rodeo from an original Greeley businessman ataste of told the service club members budget of $6,000 when organized things to come when the first and businessmen to support the in 1922 to a budget of more than performance opens June 26 at · many rodeo activities. $150,000 this year. He also told Circuit-riding city managers proposed for small Weld towns Bob Farley, executive aild work on ca " tal im ' ·director of the Denver Regional Pavement plans, Farley said. COG, said the circuit rider L a r i m e r - W e l d C O G aVproaciTthere waV"lar g efy Executive Director Ron backed by his organization. Thompson said it's unlikely thi The Denver COG put up regional group will provide any $20,000 for the project, "with funds for circuit riders ta the each of the cities contributing area about $2,700 for the one-year But ' he sald ' '* s P»f "e.the project, he said. idea ml S hl be used for other Each of the participating areas of city employment, such roposed . . ByJOHNSEELMEYER '. ' Tribune Staff Writer .LOVELAND - Circuit riding, a system once used only by prairie ministers, might soon extend into the area of city .management for small towns in Weld County. .Members of the Larimer- Weld Regional Council of Governments (COG) governing ~*~.. ,,. ..... v ---.^......e, .board Wednesday directed staff communities also donates of- as sewer plant operation, members to study the fice space and secretarial help, possibility of shared city Farley said: Robbery Risk manager services .among "The philosophy of the High in Peru several small towns in the two program is on the recognition LIMA. Peru (UPII -- U.S. counties. that good technical assistance embassy officials are warning The system is now being used is desirable in a city to make it prospective travelers that Peru in the Denver area, where the work efficiently," he said. is now on lhe "danger list" of Arapahoe County suburbs of He said the program would be countries with a serious risk of Cherry Hills Village, Bow. Mar especially effective in com- robbery, and Sheridan are sharing the munities which are too small or Passport losses went up 50 services of a city manager. too impoverished to hire a full- P er cent in I9 7C over the Weld County Commissioner time administrator. previous year. Most of the Leonard Roe said there's a Among jobs undertaken by losses occurred in popular possiblity the system might the circuit rider city manager ITM" 8 ' areas in mountain cities also prove attractive to smaller have been development of likeArequipa.Huancayo, Puno, communities here. personnel and records system Aayacucho and Cuzco. I designed mu eqewear I II ·*'^'* ; I «l i "» for N fei spine in qou. "Experience my fresh designs. ..bring out your best" Diane Von f urstenbirg' fashion for Opliquedu Monde Available at: optique ltd 821 eth St. Greeley National Plaza Ph. 352-2015 9-5 Mon.-Fri. 9-1 Saturday Ray Sedan, Manager YOU SEE MftO! JSIHOME OF UNBEATABLE PROGRAMS DOWN PAYMENT FINANCE CHARGE ANNUAL % RATE (Example: $120.00 financed; 6 monthly payments ol $20.00) WITH APPROVED CREDIT 2525 8th AVENUE GREELEY « 356-3737 Mon.-Fri. 8:00-8:00 Sat. 8:00-4:00

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