Baglin to Lead Patriots Day Parade


Wayne Baglin, selected as “Citizen of the Year,” will lead Laguna Beach’s Patriots Day Parade in March, parade organizers announced.

A former city council member, Baglin is a long time community volunteer, having  served as president of the Festival of Arts and as a board member of the Laguna Canyon Foundation and Laguna Beach County Water District. A real estate broker professionally, Baglin and wife Faye have been Laguna Beach residents since 1969.

In addition, parade organizers announced high school seniors Perry Nielson and Garrett Burk were selected by Laguna Beach High School’s staff as deserving 2014 Junior Citizens of the Year .

Parade honorees will be featured at a fundraising brunch on Sunday, Feb. 2, at Tivoli Terrace from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., said organizer Sandi Werthe.

“The all-volunteer parade, with the theme ‘Home of the Free Because of the Brave’, is supported by the Honorees Brunch, as well as parade program ads and donations,” she said.

The program’s ad deadline is Jan. 6 and the entry deadline is Jan. 10.

For information or brunch reservations, contact Werthe at [email protected] or phone (949) 494-6016. The parade website:


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