Nancy Brittain has been selected to serve as Grand Marshal for the parade at the 80th Annual Bronc Day Festival in Green Mountain Falls on July 28.
Nancy grew up in Oklahoma but has spent summers in the family cabin
on Belvidere Ave in Green Mountain Falls since 1948. She remembers great times at the soda fountain at the “Pue” (El Pueblo Building) next to the Gazebo Lake. She graduated from University of Kansas with a degree in math. Nancy has served for 20 years as Development Director for the Central City Opera. As a volunteer, she has led several successful fund raising efforts for the Bronc Day Festival.
Bronc Day festivities start with a 7 A. M. pancake breakfast at the fire station. The big parade at 10 A.M. features the colorful Pikes Peak Highlanders pipe a drum marching band. This year, the parade has a circus theme to commemorate the fact that P.T Barnum once had a residence in Town. Modenia Kramer will be the circus ring leader. Also in the parade are fire engines, floats, horses, antique cars, Victorian Society Dancers, cowboys, and kids on decorated bicycles. The rest of the day
has fun for the whole family including a Rubber Duckie race, gold panning , a 26 foot high air slide, Disney bounce house, musical swings, model boat races and a best pie contest. Ted Newman, renowned country & western singer, will perform at the Green Box Farm Stand. Many arts & crafts booths will line the Lake.
Note: Interviews can be scheduled by calling Nancy Brittain 684-9022 or
(303)321-6054 For info and photos: www.broncdayco.org