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Whoa Nelly, National Park Service Celebrating 100 Years

Horses and mules of the Grand Canyon are kicking off the National Park Service Centennial. Last month, they made their first 2016 appearance by trotting through the Parade of Roses in Pasadena, California. “Our participation at the Tournament of Roses Parade televised our history and continued use of horses and pack animals to accomplish our […]

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Babbitt’s Helps With AZ Centennial Blanket

The Arizona Centennial Commission, the organization planning Arizona’s year-long statewide Centennial celebration in 2012, announces today that Pendleton Woolen Mills was selected to design, weave and market the official Arizona Centennial commemorative blanket. These historic, limited edition custom blankets were woven in the company’s Pacific NW mill located in Pendleton, Oregon. The custom blanket will […]

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Flagstaff Winterfest

Feb. 2012  The Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce, Pepsi and Arizona Snowbowl present the 26th Annual Winterfest Flagstaff, celebrating the magical winter season in our mountain town. Winterfest is part of the Chamber’s work to create a strong local economy. The celebration runs throughout February and its aim is to promote Flagstaff and attract tourists by raising awareness of the many […]

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2012 Centennial Celebration

Feb. 8 The event will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at NAU’s High Country Conference Center.  Arizona will celebrate its 100th year of statehood on February 14, 2012.  Arizona is the 48th state and the last of the contiguous states to enter the Union in 1912. The Arizona Centennial Commission is commemorating the 100th […]

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Activities and Parade on Armed Forces Day

Several activities and a parade are planned for Armed Forces Day on May 21. Festivi- ties include a pancake breakfast at the American Legion Post 3 (204 W. Birch) from 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. The Flagstaff “Armed Forces Day Parade” an official event of the Arizona Centennial, will begin at 10:00 a.m. in historic downtown Flagstaff. […]

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