Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, City Clerk Sandra Kennedy and more than 30 employees from across divisions and departments walked in the Fort Wayne Newspapers Three Rivers Festival Saturday, July 12, 2008, in downtown Fort Wayne.

To honor the 40th anniversary of the Festival, Mayor Henry invited all 9 current employees with 30 or more years of City employment to join him in the parade. Police officer Bill Walsh, who has been with the department since 1959, walked with the Mayor and the Clerk.