Longmont resident Floyd Adler will be celebrating his 100th birthday on Saturday, April 11. His neighbors were planning a large neighborhood surprise party for him when the governor’s shelter in place orders was announced. So the generous neighbors had to cancel their plans.
However, they did not give up on the idea of celebrating the centennial of Adler’s life. Instead, they started thinking creatively and came up with the idea of a drive-by parade and waving to Adler as he and his granddaughter sit on the front porch of his home.
The neighbors are asking anyone who would like to join them in this birthday parade to line up in their cars and enter the Fox Hill neighborhood onto Fox Hill Dr. from 9th Ave around 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 11. The procession will begin at noon.
The neighbors ask that you remain in your cars and encourage others to decorate their cars in a birthday theme. The parade is meant to be a surprise to Adler.
Self-recorded video messages are being accepted to put together a birthday video for Adler. Videos can be recorded on phones or other digital video-capable devices and should be shot in landscape nor portrait view. Submissions should be kept to less than two minutes in length and can be submitted to Longmont Public Media here.
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