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John Cornwell


Tara Egan


Gene Herman & David Cohen


Members- Tina Willey and Jerry Sanford, TPVFD

At Reviewing Stand: Takoma Park Community Band


Parade Participants

DIVISION I: Directors – Jared Garelick, Julius Kassovic, Andy Saindon & Jessica Snowden                   


Police Escort
Takoma Park Police Department Color Guard
Chief Antonio DeVaul, Takoma Park Police Department
Pfc. Pandelis Hinaris, Takoma Park Police Department Officer of the Year
Grand Marshal: Hon. Jamie Raskin, U.S. House of Representatives, MD 8th District
Hon. William C. Smith Jr., Maryland State Senate, District 20
Hon. Lorig Charkoudian, Maryland House of Delegates, District 20
Hon. David Moon, Maryland House of Delegates, District 20
Hon. Jheanelle Wilkins, Maryland House of Delegates, District 20
Hon. Marc Elrich, Montgomery County Executive
Hon. Laurie-Anne Sayles, Montgomery County Council, At-Large
Hon. Talisha Searcy, Mayor, City of Takoma Park
Hon. Shana Fulcher, Takoma Park City Council, Ward 1
Hon. Cindy Dyballa, Takoma Park City Council, Ward 2
Hon. Randy Gibson, Takoma Park City Council, Ward 3
Hon. Terry Seamens, Takoma Park City Council, Ward 4
Hon. Cara Honzak, Takoma Park City Council, Ward 5
Hon. Jason Small, Takoma Park City Council, Ward 6
Acting Principal Iraida Bodre-Woods, East Silver Spring Elementary School
Principal Renay Johnson, Montgomery Blair High School
Principal Erin Martin, Takoma Park Middle School
Assistant Principal Richard Weerts, Piney Branch Elementary School
Dr. Weymouth Spence, President, Washington Adventist University
Mr. Rob Jepson, Chief Operating Officer, Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 641
Troop A, Maryland Defense Force Calvary
Freemasons of the Takoma Masonic Center
Congressman Jamie Raskin's Democracy Summer Program
TPIDC Roscoe Float - our thanks to our major contributors
Members of the Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Dept & Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service personnel assigned to the station


DIVISION 2: Directors – Carter Dougherty & Paula Kowalczuk


MacMillan Pipe Band
Daleview Pool
Greenbelt Dog Training Marching Drill Team
MacaroniKID Takoma Park-Silver Spring
Mecca Temple No. 10 Strollers
Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts
Tommy’s Pantry
Cub Scout Pack 33


DIVISION 3: Director – Bridget Egan


The Morning Few Band
M.A.M.A.S., Inc.
Takoma Park Child Development Center
West Hillandale Hammerheads Swim Team
Happy Campers
One Leg Up
The Takoma Foundation
Baltimore Twilighters Marching Band


DIVISION 4: Director – Joelle Rabion & Howard Sumka


MCDOT Transit Services Division (Ride On)
Cub Scouts Pack 493
Action Youth Media
Washington Revels
Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass
Takoma Park Department of Public Works
The Takoma Park SDA Church Adventurers
Takoma Park Youth Council


DIVISION 5: Director – Stan Grabia


Small Things Matter

Christ Embassy Church

The Mark H Taiko School

DC Comic Villains

KaribFIT  | Karib Dance and Cultural Arts 

Takoma Academy Preparatory School


FlanCake by Gaby


DIVISION 6: Directors – Bruce Andersen & Julie Finegan


The Takoma Torch 

Dirty Bomb

Falun Dafa of DC

Tifereth Israel Synagogue

Flags for Peace and Social Justice

Bugadu Art Car

Takoma Horticultural Club

DMV Wellness Tribe

Christ Embassy of Bowie


DIVISION 7: Directors – Ted Conwell & Marianne Comfort


Motor Driven Band

Washington Adventist University 

Nuclear-Free Takoma Park Committee

Happenstance Theater

Miss DMV Royalty 

Sound Speech Therapy

Kennedy 2024

Cislin Duncan Foundation 

That’s All Folks – Gene Herman & David Cohen, Parade Directors

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