They celebrated the Fourth in winning style: Modesto parade awards announced (The Modesto Bee)

By John Holland

July 07, 2018

Modesto Junk Co., in business on Ninth Street since 1920, topped the award winners at a Fourth of July parade a few blocks away.

The Modesto Kiwanis Club put on Wednesday’s event, which once again drew a large crowd. The awards:

Best overall trophy: Modesto Junk
Overall theme trophy: RE/MAX Executive
Overall equestrian unit: Allstate Insurance Ramirez Agency/South Modesto Business United

Individual equestrian: Blazer from Stepping Stone Ranch
Equestrian club: Thundering Farm Supply Percherons (Stanislaus Farm Supply)

Farm entry: Exact Corp.

Antique car (pre-1940): J.S. West & Cos.
Classic car (pre-1973): Frank Sherman
Custom car: Legacy Limousine Services
Antique car club: Modesto Area A’s
Custom car club: Highway 99 PT Cruiser Club
Motorcycle group: Modesto Police Department
Marching band: Modesto High School
Musical group: YES Company
Military unit: American GI Forum
Color guard: American Legion Post 74

Corporate: Roberts Auto/JMI Rocks
Ethnic group: Latino Community Roundtable

Nonprofit group: Stanislaus Special Olympics
Comical/entertaining : Modesto Shrine Club
Kids group: Central Valley Hoopsource

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