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Video and Photos: Buffalo Grove Days Parade

The 2012 parade lasted about 90 minutes. Patch brings you the condensed version in less than nine minutes.

High school marching bands, youth athletes, Cub Scouts, baton twirlers and local businesses were among more than 100 units in Sunday's Buffalo Grove Days parade, which also featured appearances from a number of elected officials and candidates running in the November race.

The parade also included a demonstration by the 's K9 team, which staged a crisis and showed how police dog Saxon protects his handler. 

Candy was tossed by some paraders, while music was played from other floats. members pushed shopping carts, in which they collected food donations, while Shriners provided entertainment with assorted car and clown units. 

What was your favorite part of the parade? Tell us in the comment section below.

Did you take photos at the parade? Share them with the community by uploading them to this story.

For more Buffalo Grove Days coverage, click here.

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Pat September 04, 2012 at 12:24 PM
That was a great idea to tape it! Thanks as we were unable to make it this year!
Cristel Mohrman September 04, 2012 at 03:02 PM
Thanks, Pat! Hope you enjoyed the highlights!
Joanne Johnson September 04, 2012 at 06:06 PM
Cristel, you did a great job capturing the parade in just a few minutes. There are a lot of happy band parents out there who got to see their children marching.
Cristel Mohrman September 04, 2012 at 08:25 PM
Thanks for the feedback! Thanks so much for all of your great blog posts about BG Days, too! Oh, and here's another video where you might see some familiar faces ... http://buffalogrove.patch.com/articles/video-buffalo-grove-days-sights-and-sounds#video-11207330

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