Wednesday Jul 06 2011 comments Fourth of July spotlights local community By: By Stephanie Dumm News Messenger Reporter -A +A Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterBrett Rozell, a Lincoln Little League All-Stars coach, hitches a ride on the team?s float. ?It?s an awesome opportunity for the kids to participate in the community,? Rozell said. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterMembers of Lincoln?s Veteran of Foreign Wars Post No. 3010, from left, Jim Schwerdt, Kent Parsell and Al Holland rode on a truck owned by California Army National Guard Sgt. Vernon Jones. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterCameron Reid, an active duty member of the United States Marine Corps, was at the front of the parade in a vintage World War II jeep, driven by Ben Hovis. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterFire engines and trucks from Lincoln, Roseville, Rocklin and Cal-Fire concluded the parade, as well as a police SUV. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterTaylor Lustig, 16, leads the My Dog Spot entry with dog Slampson. Their theme was ?Pups Ahoy,? according to manager Pam Henry. Also pictured is Sarah Pooling with a patriotic poodle. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterSheree Utterback (left) and Sarah Henry remind the crowd that Halloween is less than four months away. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterWes Tripp cools off spectators by shooting water out of the hearse owned by The Countryside Haunters. The group puts on the yearly Haunted Castle at McBean Park. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterDropping his drumsticks moments before, Manuel Juarez finished out the parade route to his own beat. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterJudy Ruid waves from her horse, which she rode as part of the Charros de Lincoln. The men from the horse group also performed at Lincoln Meadows later that day, according to Graciela Garcia, a member of the group. Lincoln Meadows is a skilled nursing facility on Third Street. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterKris Wyatt served as grand marshall for Monday?s parade. Wyatt is a former Lincoln High School teacher and current Western Placer Unified Schoold District board member. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterLincoln Police Sgt. Kevin Klemp was part of the parade?s police escort. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterOscar Juarez toots his trombone as part of a mariachi band. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterJim and Cheryl Thomas tow the Century 21 Select float. Their theme this year was ?the bubble has popped,? according to Realtor Robin Lack. ?We want to help people achieve the American dream,? Lack said. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterThe Dazzling Divas from Sun City Lincoln Hills paused on the parade route to dance, complete with red hats and purple umbrellas. Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger ReporterKaylee Godwin, 5, takes a photo of a stilt-walker passing by. Also pictured, from left, are Jadon Bertholt, 12; Kyla Bertholt, 5; Abby Stricklin, 5; Hadley Bertholt, 8; and Cailey Stricklin, 11.