2018 Rose Parade theme is
"Making a Difference "
Our float theme is "Children's Dreams
The World's Potential"
are justifiably proud of the enhancement of children's lives, which we provide
with our altruistic service for the improvement of our communities. Not only are
we saving lives as we have done through our Worldwide Service Project, but making
lives better each day, one community at a time, one child at a time.
Division or District
Decorate the Float
Kiwanis International Rose Float promotes Kiwanis to approximately 450 million
television viewers worldwide every New Years Day, clearly a significant public
relations tool. Your Kiwanis International Rose Float Committee invites Kiwanians,
clubs, divisions and districts to share in the excitement of the project. |
Opportunities are available to decorate the float
and feed the volunteers. Every club, division or district
in the Kiwanis family can help by becoming a 2018
Kiwanis International Rose Float Sponsor, and by doing
so may actually generate a profit for themselves.
A sponsorship program is available which will
provide a unique banner patch, a commemorative plaque, a quantity of lapel pins,
and tickets for an opportunity drawing, for various levels of contribution. The
drawing prize is 4 of the best seats for the Rose Parade, 4 seats for the Rose
Bowl Game, a VIP luncheon, and reserved parking for the Parade and Game.
38th Kiwanis International Rose Float will again be
built by Phoenix Decorators, Inc. the builders of
about 20 floats each year for the Pasadena Rose Parade
on New Year's Day. |
The decorating (placing of flowers, seeds, fruits
and vegetables, leaves, etc.) of the float begins
the first December weekend and continues each Saturday.
From December 26th thru 30 th, decorating continues
from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. daily, and 8 a.m. until
noon on December 31st.
is skillfully done by Kiwanians, members of Circle K and Key Clubs, mostly from
California, but we welcome Kiwanis family participation from anywhere in the world.
Past decorators have come from as far as North Carolina and Florida. Contact us
if you would like to participate in the decorating!
The dedicated and
quality service of our Kiwanis Sponsored Organizations in past years, and the
large number of willing and interested volunteers, has resulted in the invitation
from Phoenix Decorators to decorate many additional floats each year.
Float riders generally
number about 14, and in 2017 included the Kiwanis
International President; Circle K, Key Club and
KIWIN'S Governors; and representatives of Special
Olympics and Children's Hospital. Contributions
from individuals, Kiwanis clubs, and divisions sponsor
the riders. Many distinguished Kiwanians have had
the opportunity to ride past floats, help with the
decorating of the float and the promotion of Kiwanis
as part of a Rose Parade experience.
from anywhere in the world are welcome. The selection of the riders for the 16
available positions will be by first paid, first seated, depending on availability.
(Full payments will be returned immediately if not selected). Click on the Sponsors
button for more information
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