Lions Club Parade of Nations http://www.kplu.org en Lions Parade of Nations march Seattle's 5th Avenue http://www.kplu.org/post/lions-parade-nations-march-seattles-5th-avenue <p>The Lions Clubs International&rsquo;s 94th International Convention is in Seattle through the July 8, and the club&rsquo;s major Parade of Nations took over 5<sup>th</sup> Avenue in downtown Seattle on Tuesday.</p><blockquote><p>&quot;The first thing that struck me were the big smiles on all the participants faces. They looked so happy to be a part of this big event and so proud of their particular groups,&quot; reported KPLU&#39;s Erin Hennessey.</p></blockquote><p>The parade was scheduled to run from the Seattle Center to the Washington State Convention Center. The closure of 5<sup>th</sup> Avenue and the rerouting of Metro bus routes through the city was expected to last until 2 p.m. or so. (Video and photo gallery inside)</p><p> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 18:49:57 +0000 Jake Ellison 2014 at http://www.kplu.org Lions Parade of Nations march Seattle's 5th Avenue