Thank you to everyone who helped make the Daffodil Parade in Sumner and the Sumner Community Float another great success!  The list is long and includes Patty and Stafford Suites for driving walkers safely and warmly to each city, Dave Radcliffe and The Old Cannery for lending their golf cart for the veterans to drive, Sumner Downtown Association for lending their golf cart to be on the float, Chambers Bay for lending a flag stick, Windmill Gardens for lending plants, City Shops crews for moving the float (and its various associated stuff), putting out barricades and sweeping the streets after the parade, Investco for loaning a warehouse in town to assemble the float, and the many volunteers including Lana Hoover, Tracy Critchley and Theresa Haase from the REI Distribution Center (and Theresa’s mother!), Darren the wonderful float driver who endured hail down River Road, Rick Shively who kept the float running, Ted and Jan Hackmann, Barbara Bitetto, Kathy Hayden, Mike LeMaster, Fran and Carl Jones, Ron Haines and his grandson, Bill Heath, Mike Connor and Leroy Goff for riding the float in Sumner, Petra and Chris Karr of ACT1 Theatre Productions, the students of the Sumner High School Honor Society, Katie who braved riding the cart in chilly weather through Tacoma, Toni Palmer for finding the gophers, the entire PD team and Police Explorers, John Pistilli, Jason Wilson and his family, and John Galle.  The float was truly special because across businesses, residents and volunteers, Sumner made it happen.