2024 Parade Photos

Grand Marshals:
Pokey Reese (Infielder, 1997-2001; 2x Golden Glove: 1999 & 2000)
Dmitri Young (Outfielder, 1998–2001; 2023 Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame)

Honorary Grand Marshal:
Jim Scott (Cincinnati radio legend - 700 WLW)

Marty Brennaman - Retired Cincinnati Reds radio announcer, Ford C. Frick Award Class of 2000 [appeared with Kid Glove]
Current Cincinnati Reds players: Pitchers: Andrew Abbott and Nick Martinez
Retired Cincinnati Reds players: George Foster.

Members of the Cincinnati Bengals Alumni - Members of the 1981 & 1988 Cincinnati Bengals Super Bowl Teams along with Smoothie King would like to bring attention to Kelly Youth Services.
 - Joe Kelly Super Bowl XXIII
 - Ken Anderson (Super Bowl XVI, 1981 MVP, 4x Pro Bowl, All Pro)
 - Jim Breech (Kicker Super Bowls XVI & XXIII, All-Time Top scorer for The Bengals)
 - David Fulcher (Super Bowl XXIII, 3x Pro Bowl, 3x All Pro)
 - Doug Pelfrey Kicker (1993 - 99)

Cincinnati Olympians
 - Mary Wineberg - Gold at 2008 Beijing for US Track: 4X400-meter relay [Appeared with Flying Pig Marathon]
 - David Payne - Silver 2008 Beijing - 110 m hurdles [Appeared with Flying Pig Marathon]
 - Duke Ragan - Silver in Featherweight Boxing 2020 Tokyo [Appeared with ColdIron Event Rentals]

Cincinnati Bearcats appeared with CinBev
 - Damon Flint - UC 1994-97; 2x Elite Eight; OHSBCA Mr. Basketball
 - Melvin Levett - UC 1996-99; UC single-game record for three-pointers (10) vs E. KY; Cincinnati Stuff (IBL); Harlem Globetrotters

Miss America 2000 with current Miss IN, KY & OH appeared with Jake Sweeney
 - Heather French Henry - Miss America 2000
 - Cydney Bridges - Miss Indiana 2023
 - Mallory Hudson - Miss Kentucky 2023
 - Madison Miller - Miss Ohio 2023
 - Paisley French - Miss Teen Ohio 2023

Cincinnati MMA Fighters appeared with ColdIron Event Rentals
 - Khetag "The Lion" Pliev - Ohio Div 1 Most Outstanding Wrestler. Bronze 2011 Pan Am Wrestling
 - Matt "The Hammer" Hamill - 3x NCAA Champion; Retired UFC Fighter, and the subject of the movie: The Hammer https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1094666/
 - Kerry "Meat Truck" Schall - Retired UFC Fighter

Musical guest: Country-rock group: The Kevin McCoy Band

Other special guest: Lucy of Miami Valley Gaming, FC Cincinnati Michael Millay (retired Defender) & Kenny Walker (retired Midfielder), Chloe Dearwester - 4x Ohio State Champion and Patrick Fette, Taxi Phil, David Neiheisel and The Jones Brothers of Cincinnati Beard Barons

Photos by: Jeffrey Gladish, Ron Murphy, Earl Stanfield, Jake Blucker & Colby Taylor

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