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All in the details: Cheese Days parade planners to pass the torch
Pat and Gloria Krutza have co-chaired the Cheese Days parade for the past seven events, since 2002. This will be their last Cheese Days as parade co-chairs; they are stepping down from the volunteer post after this weekend's festival. (Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
By Emily Massingill For the Times MONROE - The details seem endless. But as parade time nears, the banner carriers are set, flower sprays are ordered for the convertibles, the pooper scoopers have their overalls and the announcers are armed with local facts. These are just a few of the hundreds of details that have to be worked out before the sidewalks along the parade route in Monroe are jammed with people who cheer and applaud to mark the final day of the Cheese Days celebration.