Long Beach Rose Parade

The Committee of 300 Seeks a New Generation of Service Orientated Individuals

committeeof300-2 The Committee of 300 of Long Beach, Inc is developing a new generation of volunteers with an interest in the City of Long Beach and the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

13th Brazilian Street Carnaval Returns to the Long Beach Promenade September 19

brazilian-carnaval downtown september, 19 SambaLá Samba School and Contemporanea Drums announce the 13th installment of the Brazilian Street Carnaval taking place on Sunday, September 19, 2010 on the downtown Promenade in Long Beach California. This year’s event features a Rio-Style Parade at 3:30 pm, a Trio-Electrico Parade at 5:30 pm, and Brazilian bands, food, and booths all day.

SambaLa brings Brazilian dance to Jack’s Rose Parade float

sambala-long-beach It’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance say the folks at SambaLa, the Long Beach Brazilian dance school that is bringing 65 dancers to the Rose Parade. “Jack’s Samba Carnival” is the second Rose Parade entry for Jack in the Box restaurants.

LB resident Glenn Matsuki promotes organ donation on Rose Parade float

Long Beach resident Glenn Matsuki will be one of 24 transplant recipients riding on the Donate Life Rose Parade float. Long Beach resident Glenn Matsuki will be one of 24 transplant recipients riding on the Donate Life Rose Parade float. The seventh annual Donate Life Rose Parade float will dramatize the remarkable difference that organ and tissue donation makes to those in need of transplants. 

Long Beach Mounted Police saddle up for the Rose Parade

long-beach-mounted-police The Long Beach Mounted Police in 2004. Horses have always played a major role in the Rose Parade. For more than 120 years, riders have thrilled the crowds with their colorful pageantry at the annual Tournament of Roses Parade.

Long Beach twins to ride in the Rose Parade with Ronald McDonald House Charities

Jake Kasten with his twin Dylan Jake Kasten with his twin Dylan Jake and Dylan Kasten, twin boys from Long Beach, will take a place with four other teens for a trip down Colorado Boulevard in the 2010 Tournament of Roses Parade. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (RMHCSC) has selected a group of everyday heroes who exemplify strength, courage and remarkable ability, to ride aboard its Tournament of Roses Parade float on January 1, 2010.  

Nate Trimmer, from CSULB’s Rotaract, boards the Rotary Rose Parade float

nate-trimmer The Rotary International float captures the ideal of Rotary service as well as the 2010 Tournament of Rose theme “A Cut Above the Rest.” The float, titled“Service Above the Rest,” is based on the motto of Rotary International — “Service Above Self.” According to RotaryFloat.org, the float riders represent the new face of Rotary, young men and women who are members of Rotary clubs, Rotaract clubs, and Rotary New Generations clubs.

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