Posts Tagged ‘Memorial Day’

Coupeville’s annual Memorial Day Parade gets off to a flag-waving start. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

Local legends Sylvia Arnold (left) and Cheryl Engle meet and mingle.

Even Superman gets tired.

The Marines move out.

He’s the cat’s meow.

“Candy … candy … CANDY!!!!!!”

Mollie Bailey is ready to rock the joint.

   Megan Behan (left) and Caroline Lhamon win over the crowd with a hail of Tootsie-Pops.

Patriotism was in the air, as well as candy.

Coupeville’s annual Memorial Day Parade brought out a mix of veterans, politicians, animals, classic cars and plenty of people tossing sweet treats at the audience.

Local camera bug John Fisken popped in to shoot the whole affair Saturday, and the pics above are courtesy him.

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And when you do, he’s left this batch of photos wide open for everyone to use and download for free.

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"We're gonna blow this joint down. They ain't never heard a beat like this!" (John Fisken photos)

“We’re gonna blow this joint down. They ain’t never heard a beat like this!” (John Fisken photos)


Star Lord (right) commands the Central Whidbey Co-Op Preschool float.


The Marine Corps League rolls proud.


  Riding for POW/MIAs — remembering those whose journey home was interrupted or never fulfilled.


The snappiest ride in town.


Allison Wenzel lets loose with some vocal stylings.

Leo club

   Bree Daigneault’s heart is full and her toes are light, as she and (l to r) Sofia Hassapis, Joey Lippo and Grey Rische rep the Leos.

Pearl Harbor

Grand Marshal Harold Johnson gets a round of applause.

Jerry Helm

Jerry Helm leads Central Whidbey’s firefighters down the parade path.


Savanna Dohner has never been afraid of a camera. Never, ever, ever.

grocery carts

   Volunteers from the Gifts from the Heart Food Bank, out for a stroll with their designer grocery carts.


“Play another song? OK, if you insist…”

The entire town might not have been in Coupeville’s Memorial Day parade Saturday, but it was probably close.

Showing big cities everywhere how it’s done, Central Whidbey closed off the streets and put together its best show on a day of remembrance.

Music, costumes, floats and tributes to fallen warriors — Cow Town at its best.

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