Forty-five organizations received checks from the Tournament of Roses Foundation on May 31.
by Laura Berthold Monteros
On Wednesday, the Tournament of Roses Foundation presented 45 non-profit organizations out of 81 applicants with grants totaling $200,000. Thirteen of the recipients were awarded grants for the first time. The Foundation is a tax-exempt non-profit public benefit corporation which has given more than $3 million to organizations in the San Gabriel Valley that work with children and adults in the areas of sports and recreation, visual and performing arts, and volunteer motivation and leadership development.
Tournament of Roses President Lance Tibbet said, “The Foundation’s goal is to give as much as we can.” Noting that the 2018 Rose Parade theme “Making A Difference,” he said, “You may be the only opportunity [someone] gets. You may be the only difference in their lives.” Continue reading “Tournament of Roses Foundation presents $200,000 in grants to SGV non-profits”
“MAKING A DIFFERENCE”
The 129th Tournament of Roses in photos and stories
The Tournament of Roses in Pasadena is more than the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1, 2018. It is the week-long “America’s New Year Celebration,” chock full of floats, bands, equestrians, and family-friendly activities. Visitors can attend Bandfest, Equestfest, Decorating Places, Showcase of Floats, and Live on Green.
The 129th Rose Parade features bands from all over the world, equestrian groups, and around 45 flower-covered floats presenting the theme “Making a Difference.” The 104th Rose Bowl Game pits the top teams in “The Granddaddy of Them All,” the oldest post-season collegiate bowl game.
Read all about it by clicking on the links below, which contain information about the events and people involved as well as tips on attending the events and getting around. The list will be updated as articles are posted. Be sure to bookmark this page and return to it frequently!
INSIDER’S GUIDE TO THE 2018 TOURNAMENT OF ROSES
2018 TOURNAMENT OF ROSES CALENDAR
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Tournament of Roses News & Events
Make a real difference with Real Change meters
Information, floats, marching bands, and equestrians
Articles & albums about the Tournament of Roses Royal Court
Information, events, people
Tournament House open for public tours through August
Bandfest show schedule for 2018 Rose Parade marching units
Bandfest, Equestfest, Decorating Places, Showcase of Floats for 129th Tournament of Roses
Tournament of Roses Foundation presents $200,000 in grants to SGV non-profits
Phoenix Decorating Company chosen to design gateway arch to Arroyo Seco Weekend
Even after 100 years, a Rose Queen is forever at Pasadena Museum of History
Celebrities & Sponsors
Celebrity lineup in the 2018 Rose Parade: Rose Queen, Pres. Tibbet, PCC Honor Band
Rose Parade rides: A car that’s a star and vintage autos for the celebrities
Grand Marshal Gary Sinise tries out his Rose Parade ride
Gary Sinise, humanitarian and actor, is Grand Marshal for 2018 Rose Parade
Photo gallery: 2018 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal Gary Sinise
Tournament of Roses Pres. Lance Tibbet is aiming on ‘Making a Difference’ in 2018
David Eads of LA Chamber announced as new Executive Director/CEO of Pasadena Tournament of Roses
Guessing game: Who will the 2018 Rose Parade Grand Marshal be?
Tournament of Roses
Tournament of Roses Parade Day Guide
Visit Pasadena Rose Parade spectator guide
Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau
Rose Bowl Stadium
Visit Pasadena Rose Bowl Game spectator guide
Rose Parade official tours at PrimeSport
Rose Bowl Game official tours at PrimeSport