Burbank Kicks Off Centennial Celebration Sending Rose Float To Pasadena Where It Wins Founders Award

Just before leaving for Pasadena, Burbank's Rose Float gives a fireworks show for the thousands who came out for the sendoff Friday night. All of the hard work and effort was rewarded as the float brought home the Founders Trophy. (Photo By Ross A. Benson)
Thousands of Burbank residents stopped by during the three hour party under the Olive Overpass and were treated to music and free food courtesy of the Cartoon Network (Photo By Ross A. Benson)
Mayor Anja Reinke got into the evening as she joined the band, Stone Soul (Photo By Ross A. Benson)
Burbank Centennial Committee Chairwoman Mary Alvord joins city staff in showing off the free centennial calandars that were given out Friday night. Alvord joing Mayor Reinke New Years morning riding the float in the parade. (Photo By Ross A. Benson)
Mayor Anja Reinke presents Deputy Chief Tom Angel with a special centennial badge that he and all Burbank Police officers will wear this year. (Photo By Ross A. Benson)