Kaiser Permanente's "Oh, the Healthy Things You Can Do" Wins Theme Trophy
PASADENA, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Officials have announced the winning floats of the 124th Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade and Kaiser Permanente's eighth Rose Parade entry has been awarded the Theme Trophy for excellence in presenting parade theme.
"Kaiser Permanente is honored to have received this year's Theme trophy," said Benjamin K. Chu, MD, MPH, MACP, group president for Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Kaiser Permanente Hawaii. "And we are especially grateful to our float decorators, the more than 500 Kaiser Permanente employees who volunteered their time and dedication, coming from as far as Maryland and Ohio, to be a part of this time-honored event."
"Oh, the Healthy Things You Can Do!" was brought to life by builders Tim Estes and Jim Hynd of Fiesta Parade Floats, and float designer Raul R. Rodriguez. All past Kaiser Permanente float entries produced by the same dynamic trio have won awards, including the Lathrop K. Leishman Trophy in 2012; the Director's Trophy in 2011, 2008, 2006; the Extraordinaire Trophy for the "most spectacular" float in 2010; the Tournament Special Trophy in 2009 and the President's Trophy in 2007.
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