El Paso’s victorious interior designer named Grand Marshal for Sun Bowl Parade
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The Sun Bowl Association (SBA) has announced that El Paso native Fabiola Salayandia will be the 2021 Grand Marshal of the 85th Annual Glasheen, Valles and Inderman Injury Lawyers Sun Bowl Parade, scheduled for on Thanksgiving morning.
Salayandia, recently won $ 25,000 on an HGTV network reality show called “Hogar Star”.
Salayandia plans to host her own show, which is still in development and is slated to air next year.
Salayandia is described as “an interior designer based in El Paso, Texas, dedicated to the design of high-end residential and commercial spaces heavily imbued with energy, warmth and luxury with over 13 years of experience. “, on Houzz.com, where his work is exhibited.
“We are grateful to have found someone who is delighted to stay here in El Paso and be a part of our wonderful Thanksgiving tradition. We hope everyone will show up to honor Fabiola as she leads the parade of great floats and entrances on Montana Avenue. “
Bernie Olivas, Executive Director of the Sun Bowl Association
Salayandia wanted to be a part of the Spanish-speaking reality show “Hogar from HGTV” to show off her skills, imagination and innovation, but also wanted to be challenged along the way.
“We know that many people in the building and design world will recognize her, but we also wanted to introduce another amazing and talented person from and currently to El Paso. We hope this helps him and we want everyone to know that there are so many talented designers, artists, musicians, athletes and so much more in the Borderland.
Joe Daubach, Special Events Coordinator
This year marks the 85th annual parade, which takes place on Montana Avenue from Ochoa to Copia and will again be televised on KTSM News Channel 9.
Former Grand Marshals include Aaron and Alvin Jones who played in the NFL and have the A&A All the Way Foundation in 2020; World War II veterans in 2017; former World Boxing Association champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout in 2013; legendary UTEP men’s basketball player Nolan Richardson in 2014; former UTEP men’s basketball coach Don Haskins; former Professional Golfers Association athlete Lee Trevino; and the 2015 NCAA 1966-UTEP men’s basketball team.
The Sun Bowl Parade began on New Years Day in 1936 and has been an annual tradition in El Paso since then. The SBA decided to hold the parade on Thanksgiving Day in 1978.
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