(Calexico Christmas Parade)….It is coming up this Saturday.
The theme this year is; Happy, Healthy Christmas. There be two Grand Marshall’s for the Parade. One will be Alice Mendoza, a Calexico Pioneer, 1955 graduate of Calexico High School. She is a businesswoman and member of the Sorptimist International of Calexico. The other Grand Marshall is Luis ‘Chino’ Gonzalez, a community volunteer recognized for his work with the local Relay for Life. He is a member of the Desert Valley Bandits. The Calexico Christmas Parade starts at 10:00 am Saturday at Sheridan and Imperial Avenue. The route travels south on Imperial to 5th Street, east on 5th, south on Rockwood, east on 2nd Street, and then north on Heber Avenue. There will be 4 announcer stations along the route, with the Chamber station set-up in front of the Yum Yum Restaurant.