• Olde Tyme Travel’s float, with a Jack Dempsey cutout, trots down Summit Street for the Point Place Days Parade on June 1.
  • CrossPoint Community Church’s float celebrating veterans and servicemen and women. This year’s parade theme was “Century of Champions,” celebrating the 100th anniversary of the historic championship boxing match that occured in Point Place.
  • Members of the Point Place Business Association (PPBA). The parade was coordinated for several months by a committee led by chairman Tom Stagner and a team of volunteers. It was supported by numerous donations and sponsorships from local businesses and co
  • Hillbilly’s Turkey Foot Clan #75, one of the floats during the parade. There were more than 70 participants in the parade, and many of them handed out candy to spectators. “The kids loved the candy and enjoyed waving to all the different floats,” sa
  • William Provonsha, WW II veteran and the parade’s grand marshal, with Muddy, the Mud Hens’ mascot. Mr. Provonsha was raised in Point Place and survived 13 months as a German POW.
  • Amber Stranyak-Keesee, left, and Jennifer Meehan celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, with a banner sponsored by Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home.

Community celebrates at Point Place Days Parade

The Point Place/Shoreland community gathered together to celebrate Point Place Days with the 29th annual kick-off parade on June 1.

Crowds lined along Summit Street starting at noon to watch more than 70 floats, marchers, bands, dancers and cars head through town.

 

 

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