Thanks to All the Helpers who made the VCA 4th of July a success !!!

The Venice Canals Association would like to thank all of you who purchased rubber duckies & participated in the eighth annual 4th of July festivities and give special recognition to the winners & the many helpers !!!

Thanks … CJ Cole & Maxine Leral, Event Chairs

Ducky Sales – Bonnie Felix, Dave & Toni & Michelle Mannix, John Schacht, James Arnall, Maxine Brooks, Nadine Parkos & her sister Sally, Sandy Berens, Renee Kaplan, Shelby Smith, CJ & Jay Cole

Yacht Club Gear Sales – Bonnie Felix & Diane Tatum

Ducky Numbering – Trudi Puskin, Maxine Brooks, CJ Cole

Decorations & Set-Up – Nadine Parkos & Sally, Irv & Trudi Puskin, Barbara Cooper, Josie & Paul Scibetta, Jody Watt, Bud Felix, Martin Meunier, Michael Towne, Maxine & Murray Leral, Renee Kaplan, Mike Mlikotin, John & Sarah Schacht, Dave Mannix, Michael Laurence, Robert Jaye

Announcement Boat – Steve Slayden & Michael Town

Event MC – George Notaras

Regatta Start – George Notaras, Barbara Cooper & CJ Cole

Race/Regatta Finish – Jay Cole, Renee Kaplan, Alan Kleinman

Duck Retrieval – Alan Kleinman

Cookie Decorating – Maxine Leral

Food – Josie Scibetta & Mike Mlikotin

BBQ – Irv Puskin (cook), Michael Klain (cook & grandson), Barbara Cooper, Trudi Puskin, Laura Klain

Entertainment – Shoo Flies

Crazy Hat Judges – Ed Cherney, Michael Laurence

Clean-Up – Maxine & Murray Leral, Chekka, Renee Kaplan, CJ Cole, Michael Town, Justine Hong, Richard Meddoff, Martin Meunier, George Notaras, Debbie & Larry Kaufman, Shoo Flies band members, Barbara Cooper & Robert Jaye, Diane Tatum

Publicity – CJ Cole

Flyer Distribution – John Schacht & helpers

Photos – Mike Mlikotin

Use of Lot for Storage – Ernie  Erickson

… and anyone we may have forgotten !!!

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Holiday Boat Parade Winners

Winners

Photos by Victor Hammer & CJ Cole

"Santa Clause" by Albert Mass
“Santa Clause” by Albert Mass
"Venice Viking" by Liz Seyfora and Dickie Powell
“Venice Viking” by Liz Seyfora and Dickie Powell
"Bing Crosby's Living Room" by Tom Hok and friends
“Bing Crosby’s Living Room” by Tom Hok and friends
"Angels We Have Heard on High" by Suzanne Wrede
“Angels We Have Heard on High” by Suzanne Wrede
"Red Cable Car " by Nadine Parkos and Todd Van Hoffman
“Red Cable Car ” by Nadine Parkos and Todd Van Hoffman
"The Flakes" by Emmet O'Reilly
“The Flakes” by Emmet O’Reilly
"Hanukkah" by Adam and Merkin Stienmerkin
“Hanukkah” by Adam and Merkin Stienmerkin
"Starlight Express" by Dillon
“Starlight Express” by Dillon
"2 Boys" by Lucas and Chaney Berens
“2 Boys” by Lucas and Chaney Berens
"Kayak Viking " by Aia and Sabrina Golbaz
“Kayak Viking ” by Aia and Sabrina Golbaz

And some of the winning homes & bridges …

Bridge3-VH

Kleinman-House-VH

Schacht-House-JSKleinman-House-VH

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