Community holds car parade to celebrate local boy’s 10th birthday

SPOKANE, Wash. — How do you celebrate a birthday when parties and gatherings have been banned in the state? 

Cole Jeffries turned 10 on Saturday, but a party wasn’t an option under Gov. Inslee’s stay home order. 

So, Cole’s friends and family had no choice but to get creative. They decided to hold a parade, complete with signs and balloons. 

About 20 cars full of friends and family showed up at Cole’s South Hill home to wish him a happy birthday- all from an acceptable distance. 

According to Cole, it was a complete surprise.

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