140 year of Shriners

140 year of Shriners

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Shriners Hops at Moxee

GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic
Shriner Bob Crosier greets youngsters as he drives in the Moxee Hop Festival Parade in Moxee, Wash. Aug. 8, 2009. The annual two-day festival includes live entertainment, a 5K fun run and walk and fireworks.

The Masada Shriners and their tiny cars, requisite to any parade.

"We're here to show people we're still around and that it's all about the kids," said Donald Lansing, potentate of the Yakima unit.

Lansing noted that next month, Shriners' hospitals mark their 85th year of providing care for severely injured children.

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