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Hartford Michigan Blossomtime Floats
1990 - 2000

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 No Hartford floats built 1981-1996

Blossomtime Float 1997

Miss Hartford 1997 - Tiffany McFadden

Cammy Littlefield - 1st Runner-up
Ami Asaro - 2nd Runner-up
Natalie Hopson - Miss Congeniality

First float build since 1980.  Michelle Bunn was the first person to start a Miss Hartford Float committee in 17 years. Her first float built in 1997 did not qualify for the Miss Blossomtime parade, due to rules pertaining to size and other related rules.  The float which she did make was a beautiful basket for Miss Hartford to ride in our very own Strawberry Festival and other parades. 

  Photo provided by Sally Johnson Germinder in 2010


Blossomtime Float 1998

Miss Hartford 1998 - Kristin Kays

Angela Guinta - 1st Runner-up
Sara Foster - 2nd Runner-up
Venessa Yankovich - Miss Congeniality

Photo provided by Sally Johnson Germinder in 2010

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Revised: March 20, 2014