Grand Marshal

By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Retired Dayton firefighter Chuck Gaulke has been named grand marshal of this year’s Dayton Heritage Day parade. Gaulke began his work with the Dayton Fire Department in 1976. For 38 years he took fire calls; all the while coming home to a loving wife, running a lawn business, attending [...]

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The Osseo Lions Club is honored to have its very own 5M-5 District Governor Lion Diane Nokk serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2014 Osseo Lions Roar Parade. Nokk grew up in a household of Lionism. Her father was a member of the Brooklyn Park Lions Club since 1965 and often involved his family [...]

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Longtime Champlin civic activist and businessman, George Hutson, will serve as the Father Hennepin Festival Parade’s grand marshal this year. Hutson was born and raised in Chicago, Ill. He enlisted in the Army in 1958 where, after completing basic training, he was accepted into officer’s candidate school. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant Infantry  [...]

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McLean family serves as grand marshals for parade The McLeans, one of Dayton’s founding families, will preside over the Dayton Heritage Day parade as grand marshals Saturday, Sept. 15. The honor was bestowed upon them due to their rich historical presence in the community since its first beginnings. Parade goers can expect to see siblings [...]

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