Oklahomans Represented In Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thursday, November 22nd 2007, 10:46 am
By: News On 6

The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade featured some Oklahomans. From a marching band to a youth choir, a number of Oklahomans were apart of the annual event in New York City on Thursday. The Pride of Oklahoma stormed the Big Apple with their first trip to the annual parade.

Watch the video: OU Marching Band In Macy's Parade

Also participating in this year’s parade on the Cornucopia float was the Cherokee Nation Youth Choir. They shared several songs from their award-winning album released last month.

Watch the video: Cherokee Nation Youth Choir In Macy's Parade

Macy's hand-selected Rawnie Gordon's grandkids to be in the parade as well. Carlton, Faith and Grace Gordon's dad is headed to Iraq. The Navy nominated families to be part of the parade, before their parents were deployed.

Local Ties To Thanksgiving Day Parade

In addition, two high school band members from Okay in Muskogee County marched with the "Great American Band." Jacey Blaylock and Matthew McCrery were two out of 235 band members who kicked off the annual parade.

Watch the video: Oklahomans Celebrate Thanksgiving In New York City