For only the 2nd time in 105 years, The City of Glendale will not have a entry in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade. This past May, the City of Glendale decided NOT to fund the float. Thus, the Glendale Rose Float Association has decided to suspend its operations for the next 6 months when [...]
Glendale Rose Parade float on display at Alex Theatre Glendale News Press January 6, 2016 Arin Mikailian Contact Reporter and (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer) It would certainly get a parking ticket if it were any other vehicle, but since it was Glendale's Rose Float entry, it was allowed to stay in front of the [...]
This morning was exciting as members of the Glendale Rose Float Association gathered at Phoenix Decorating where KTLA's Gayle Anderson and her morning crew did 2 powerful and informative segments on the Glendale Rose Float. At 8:14 and 9:47 a.m. Watch Here! She was fun, funny and engaging. She had a lot of knowledge about [...]
By Ruth Sowby Rands - December 1, 2015 “Everything is Coming Up Roses!” That was the theme of the fundraiser that the newly reorganized Glendale Rose Float Assn. held recently. The historic Glendale mansion of Judy and Ashok Rao was the setting where group members and guests celebrated the 100-plus-year history of Glendale Rose floats, [...]
Our Glendale Rose Float Association Newsletter Issue 1 for July/August 2015 is ready to download! Please click here to download the Glendale Rose Float Association Newsletter Issue 1 for July/August 2015 in PDF format.
The Glendale Rose Float Association has formally received the organization's 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Status from the Internal Revenue Service.
Council gives unanimous approval to return entry to the Jan. 1 parade. An ode to transportation and Glendale landmarks will be featured on the city’s 2016 Rose Parade float entry, a design that was unanimously approved City Council on Tuesday. This past Jan. 1 marked the first time in a century that the city didn’t [...]
The City Council set aside $200,000 Tuesday to fund a float entry in next year’s Tournament of Roses Parade, but officials are hoping local fundraising efforts will help stretch that allocation to help pay for future entries as well. A 5-0 vote added $3.5 million to budget expenditures, thanks to a slight increase in City [...]
After breaking a century-long tradition with the absence of an entry in this year’s Tournament of Roses parade, the Glendale City Council will consider throwing in for a 2016 float, but a lot weighs on how much fundraising a group of enthusiastic volunteers can pull off. In February, the council agreed to front $50,000 if [...]
Less than a month after Glendale went without a float in the Tournament of Roses Parade — the first time in a century — a group of local residents is working toward ensuring a Jewel City entry into the New Year’s Day event in 2016. About two dozen people met at the Church of Brethren [...]