Rose Parade Preparation Day #6 – Kaiser Permanente & Dole Rose Parade Floats

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Gayle Anderson was live in Irwindale at Fiesta Parade Floats to see some of the returning participants in this year's Tournament of Roses Parade.

During the 5am and 6am hours, Gayle showed the work performed on the Rose Parade Float being produced for Kaiser Permanente entitled, " Everybody Walk." Kaiser Permanente says it wants to remind people walking 30 minutes a day, five days a week is the first step toward better health. The company's " Everybody Walk" campaign is an online education program aimed at getting everyone up and moving. At, visitors will find news and resources about walking, health information, walking maps , how to find walking groups, and a personal pledge form to start walking as well as a place to share stories about individual experiences with walking.

For more information about this float, visit the Fiesta Parade Float website:

During the 7am to 9am hours, Gayle showed the work performed on the Rose Parade Float being produced for Dole Foods, Inc. entitled, "Preserving Paradise." Dole says its' float is meant to remind everyone to healthy living includes not just eating well and exercising, but also responsibly managing natural resources. The images of Thailand are meant to show the country's diverse nature and to remind everyone Thailand is a core growing area for Dole tropical packaged fruits.

For more information about this float, visit the Fiesta Parade Float website:

Southern California-based Fiesta Parade Floats (FPF) is the premier builder of parade floats for the Tournament of Roses Parade. Located just outside of Pasadena, California in Irwindale, FPF boasts an impressive track record with the highest award win rate in the Rose Parade industry and, together with its clients, has won the parade's highest honor, the Sweepstakes Trophy, eighteen consecutive times.
In addition to parade floats, FPF also builds custom props for television commercials, feature films, exhibits and theme parks. Major exhibits include: Sunset Magazine Spring Garden Show, Crystal Court South Coast Plaza, American Institute of Floral Design National Symposium, Feature Exhibits and the Flower / Garden Pavilion at the Los Angeles County Fair, Bellagio, Palazzo and Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Innovations, Disneyland's popular attraction in Tomorrowland and Venus Fort Shopping Mall in Tokyo, Japan.
For more information, contact:
Fiesta Rose Parade Floats
16016 Avenida Padilla # B
Irwindale, CA 91702-3280
(626) 610-0974

The 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda and themed "Just Imagine" takes place on Monday, January 2, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. (PST) in Pasadena, California. Enjoy the excitement of this morning in the tradition and pageantry of majestic floral floats, high-stepping equestrian units and spirited marching bands. Also, you can follow the Rose Parade for the "The Granddaddy of Them All®" Rose Bowl Game® presented by VIZIO, where you will see the best in collegiate football in the Oregon Ducks vs Wisconsin Badgers College Football Game.
For more information about the Tournament of Roses Parade, visit the website:

DON'T FORGET Rotary Rose Parade Float Committee needs our help! They're $40,000 short of meeting their fundraising goals for their Rose Parade Float, " Inching Towards the End of Polio." Rotary International is a volunteer organization with 33,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. It initiates humanitarian projects that address today's challenges affecting the world today, such as hunger, poverty, and illiteracy.
If you would like to help and for more information, contact:
Rotary Rose Parade Float Committee 2012
Click on the CONTRIBUTIONS link on the left side of the main page or DONATIONS on the top front of the main page. Or, call 714-777-2622

If you have questions, or complaints, please feel free to contact Gayle at 1-323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at

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