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Hillsboro 4th of July Parade Raises Funds for Student Scholarships

Post Date:06/20/2018 1:29 pm

4th of July Parade atendees watching a car on the parade routeHillsboro neighbors will line the streets of Downtown Hillsboro for the annual 4th of July Parade, organized by the Hillsboro Rotary Club, on Wednesday, July 4, at 10 am. Little do they know that just by attending the parade, they will be helping to students to pay for college.

The City of Hillsboro is partnering with the Hillsboro Rotary Club to become a supporting sponsor of the parade, adding $5,000 to the Rotary Club’s fund that provides scholarships for local students.

“Hillsboro’s 4th of July Parade is part of our community’s story and has earned its reputation throughout the region as a first-class community event,” said Robby Hammond, Assistant City Manager for the City of Hillsboro. “Everyone at the City, especially the City Council, is proud to support the Rotary in ensuring the parade’s success, and to provide scholarships for Hillsboro students.”

Hillsboro’s 4th of July Parade dates back to 1923 and is one of the largest in the Northwest. This year’s theme is “Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue.”

4th of July parade atendees watching a City of Hillsboro fire engineAn entertaining variety of animals, vehicles, marching bands, community groups, and City of Hillsboro departments will parade through the streets to celebrate Independence Day.

Look for the Hillsboro Fire Department, Police Department, and many others as they march down Main Street in Downtown Hillsboro. And, as always, be ready for the candy to come flying your way!

Click here to see the 2018 Hillsboro 4th of July Parade route map.

Event Details:
Hillsboro 4th of July Parade
Wednesday, July 4
10 am start
Downtown Hillsboro
Learn more from the Hillsboro Rotary Club

 

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