More than 50 entries already for Monday's event

 The lineup for the annual Taft Christmas Parade has been set by the Taft Chamber of Commerce.

More than 50 entries had already been received by Tuesday morning.
The parade will be held on Monday night starting at 6 p.m. and follow the traditional route down Center Street.

Check later in the week for any updates to the lineup.

VANGUARD (Center Street & 8th)

V1 - Taft Police Department

V2 – Flag & Colors

V3 – TUHS Band & Colorguard

V4 – Grand Marshalls Fred & Barbara Holmes

V5 – Kern County Supervisor Zack Scrivner

V6 – Mayor Dave Noerr

V7 – Mayor Pro Tem Orchel Krier

V8 – Councilman Josh Bryant

V9 – Councilman Ed Whiting

V10 – Councilman Jeff Eveland

V11 – City Manager Craig Jones

V12 – Chief of Police Damon McMinn

V13 – City Treasurer Ben Mangum

V14 – Planning Director Mark Staples &
Building Official Steven Kotouc

V15 – Planning Commissioner Chairman Ron Orrin

V16 – Planning Commissioner Jerry Livingston

V17 – Planning Commissioner Susan Banner

V18 – Planning Commissioner Bob Leikam

 DIVISION A (Main Street & 8th)

A1 – Kern County Fire Department

A2 – Kern County Sheriff

A3 – California Highway Patrol

A4 – Hall Ambulance

A5 – Westside Waste Management

A6 – Omni Family Health

A7 – Taft College TIL / Best Buddies

A8 – Forthman Trucking

A9 – West Kern Oil Museum

DIVISION B (Main Street & 7th)

B1 – Conley After School Band

B2 – Revival Worship Center of Taft

B3 – The Mitchell Family

B4 – Alpha House – A place for new beginnings

B5 – ARC Taft

B6 – Twisters Softball Team

B7 – Taft Union High School Cheerleaders

B8 – Taft-Midway Masonic Lodge

B9 – West Side Family Health Care

DIVISION C (Main Street & 6th)

C1 – Lincoln Jr High Band & Colorguard

C2 – Lincoln Jr. High Cheerleaders

C3 – Taft City School District

C4 – Free Will Baptist Church of Taft

C5 – Taft College Dental Hygiene


C7 – KLEA / Richard Anderson

C8 – Oildorado Posse & Wooden Nickel Gang

DIVISION D (Main Street & 4th)

D1 – Taft College Associated Student Organization

D2 – Truck Guru’s

D3 – StemCite Coalition

D4 – West Kern Adult Education Network

D5 – Taft Union High Oil Technology Academy

D6 – Franklin Field Horseman Association

D7 – Templo Agua Viva

D8 – College Community Services

Special Guest: SANTA!