Illustrating kindness: Design a float for the 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade

"The Cat's Away," designed by Richard Burrow for Sierra Madre Rose Float Assn. c2017 LBM
“The Cat’s Away,” designed by Richard Burrow for Sierra Madre Rose Float Assn. c2017 LBM

by Laura Berthold Monteros

The theme of the 129th Tournament of Roses will not be announced until the installation of officers on Jan. 20, 2017 but the hints that 2018 Pres. Lance Tibbet has given indicate a theme that centers around kindness and the impact small acts can have. Most people have both experienced kindness and passed it on to others. Readers who have a story to share and can picture it as a design for a Rose Parade float can enter competitions run by the six self-built float associations. The Rose Parade takes place on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

Here are the hints that Pres. Tibbet shared with the builders: Continue reading “Illustrating kindness: Design a float for the 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade”