The Williston Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) and Band Day Committee have proudly announced Jean Lindvig as the Parade Marshal for the upcoming Band Day festivities on May 11, 2024. With a legacy spanning over five decades, Jean epitomizes the spirit and dedication integral to this cherished community event.

Jean Lindvig: A Lifetime of Band Day Devotion

Jean’s connection to Band Day runs deep, with her inaugural march dating back 56 years, when she joined the parade as a fifth-grader. Since then, she has participated in numerous bands, concerts, and community activities, fostering a lifelong love for the vibrant sounds and sights of marching bands.

Nostalgia and Tradition: Jean Lindvig's Fond Memories of Band Day

Reflecting on her experiences, Jean reminisces about the joyous atmosphere of the parade, where the harmonious melodies of marching bands intertwine with the enthusiasm of participants and spectators alike. She fondly recalls her father's involvement in the American Legion Drum & Bugle Corps, which instilled in her a profound appreciation for the camaraderie and tradition embodied by Band Day.
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For Jean, Band Day transcends mere entertainment; it symbolizes a timeless bond between generations and a testament to Williston's enduring spirit. As she eagerly anticipates the eclectic array of floats, musical performances, and community groups, Jean emphasizes the importance of acknowledging and applauding the dedication of all participants—a tradition she hopes to see revived in future celebrations.

Band Day: Celebrating Community Spirit and Heritage in Williston

Band Day holds a special place in the hearts of Williston residents, serving as a poignant reminder of the city's rich heritage and unwavering resilience. As families gather to commemorate Mother’s Day and partake in a myriad of festivities, including the High School Rodeo, Coyote Baseball Glow Run, and car shows, the essence of community spirit permeates every aspect of the event.

As Jean Lindvig assumes the role of Parade Marshal, she embodies the values of unity, tradition, and celebration that define Band Day in Williston. With her guidance, this year's festivities promise to honor the past, celebrate the present, and inspire future generations to embrace the enduring legacy of Band Day.

Congratulations, Jean, on being selected as the 2024 parade marshal, and thanks for all you do to make our community a better place!

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