Local radio station executive Bob Breck has been named grand marshal of the 2010 Nevada City Mardi Gras Parade. The honoree will be featured prominently in the annual Mardi Gras Parade, which rolls down Broad Street beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14.
“Bob Breck is a great choice for grand marshal. He and KNCO do a wonderful job for the community,” said Cathy Whittlesey, executive manager of the sponsoring Nevada City Chamber of Commerce. “They have always been very supportive of the chamber’s events and activities.”
Breck is CEO and part owner of Nevada County Broadcasters, operators of KNCO NewsTalk 830 and Star 94 FM in Nevada County and KUBA in Yuba County.
He is a radio and television graduate of San Jose State University who has an extensive background in the broadcast industry. He has held positions in news, programming and radio station management and development.
Active in the community, Breck is a past chairman of the Grass Valley/Nevada County Chamber of Commerce and past president of the Grass Valley Rotary Club. He has been involved with numerous other community groups.
Breck and Anna, his wife of 29 years, reside in Alta Sierra and are the parents of two children, Bobby and Alison.
For information on Nevada City’s Feb. 13-14 Mardi Gras celebration contact the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce at (530) 265-2692 or see www.nevadacitychamber.com.