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2014-06-16 12:26:49

DETROIT, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parade Company is pleased to announce Meryl Davis and Charlie White, American Ice Dancing Gold Medalists, as Co-Grand Marshals for the 88(th) America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van. The Michigan pair, who were the first Americans to bring home an Olympic Ice Dancing gold medal at this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, will be celebrated along the parade route as it travels down Woodward Avenue on Thanksgiving morning....

2014-06-06 08:20:26

DETROIT, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ford Fireworks will light up the sky, Monday, June 23, at 10:06 p.m., with views of the Detroit River in downtown Detroit. Created and produced by The Parade Company, this annual event now in its 56(th) year, attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators for one of the most anticipated summer nights in Detroit. "We are extremely grateful for Ford Motor Company's continued support of The Parade Company and look forward to working together on...

2009-08-28 14:22:00

DETROIT, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and The Parade Company will launch The Biggest Loser: Detroit Edition contest on Monday, August 31. Six contestants from Metro Detroit have been selected from approximately 200 applicants to compete in this 12-week weight loss challenge to be featured on ClickonDetroit.com. "The Biggest Loser is one of the most popular programs, and America's Thanksgiving Parade is one of our treasured traditions on Local 4,"...

2009-05-15 11:19:00

DETROIT, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parade Company is pleased to announce Tony Michaels as its new President. Most recently the Chief Executive Officer who created an overall vision, strategy and growth plan for the iconic brand of Big Boy Restaurants International, Michaels will now take the reigns to another iconic brand - The Parade Company who produces Detroit's greatest events including the Target Fireworks and America's Thanksgiving Parade(R). "We have found the perfect guy to lead The...

2009-01-08 16:28:00

DETROIT, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Joan A. LeMahieu, President of The Parade Company and Executive Director of the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation has resigned effective February 4, 2009. She will be joining the Global Spectrum organization initially as General Manager of The Mountain Winery in Saratoga, California. Global Spectrum, a Philadelphia-based public assembly facility management company, has more than 80 facilities throughout the United States and Canada, and is part of one...

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