eUpdate - February 27, 2015   
Volunteers Needed for Cinco de Mayo Parade! 
Enjoy this fun West County event, while helping make it happen.
Every year, West County hosts a festive and popular Cinco de Mayo parade, jointly sponsored by the
Cinco de Mayo 2014
photo - Robert Rogers
cities of Richmond and San Pablo.

Planning is under way for this year's parade, which will be held on Saturday, May 2, and volunteers are needed!

Volunteering is a great way to enjoy the parade while contributing to make it happen.

Organizers are looking for : Monitors, to walk the parade route helping to  keep the flow moving forward; Leaders, to help with parade participants on the day of the event; Traffic Directors, who are placed at strategic locations to help guide traffic; Float Directors, to help build floats prior to the parade; Check-In assistants for horse-riders; and General Helpers, to pitch in with all of the tasks that help make this parade a wonderful community tradition.

To learn more, attend a Volunteer Meeting on March 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Los Cenzontles, 13108 San Pablo Ave., San Pablo.

Or contact Janet Ceja-Orozco, via email, preferred, (, or by phone at 510-685-9401.

Check the Cinco de Mayo website for more. I'll send a parade reminder with details closer to the date.
John Gioia
Supervisor, District One 
Contra Costa County 
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D 
El Cerrito, CA  94530 
510-231-8686 Phone