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Washington to celebrate five years of tornado recovery with parade

WASHINGTON - Washington, Illinois will celebrate five years of recovery efforts since the 2013 tornado with a parade at 2 p.m. July 22 at the Washington Park District.

The parade, starting at 105 S Spruce St. will end at the Washington Fire Station.

The tornado damaged over 1,000 homes and took the lives of three people. The parade will include all of the first responders that helped with the recovery efforts throughout the aftermath of the tornado.

The Budweiser Clydesdales will be in attendance at the event, presented by Brewer's Distributing.


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