So glad to see a cold day turn into a bearable fun filled evening for thousands of parade participants for the Crowd in excess of 130,000 people.
Our parade made its way down St-Joseph at a great pace and the enthusiasm was fantastic.
I am proud to announce the winners for 2012.
Category Winners - Santa's Parade of Lights 2012
Best Band: (#14) 832 Phoenix Squadron, RC Air Cadets
Best School: (#34) Ecole Le Prelude (Pizza Party from Boston Pizza)
High School: (#52) Ecole Secondaire Garneau (Pizza Party from Boston Pizza)
Best Novelty: (#21) Canadian Motorcycle Cruisers
Best Mascot: One of a Kind - Robbie the Robot
Best Christmas Spirit: (#56) Bilberry Creek Baptist Church
Best Commercial Entry: (#22) Ecole de Danse Louise Inc.
Media Award: (#12) Jewel 98.5
Michael McIntyre Memorial Award(Community entry): (#38) 3018 Orleans Cadet Corps
Jim Anderson Memorial Award (Grand Champion): (#16) Cairine Wilson
An Awards evening to present trophies will be held this Wednesday at the TD Canada Trust (St-Joseph and Orleans Blvd) at 6PM. A representative from each group would be appreciated.
This event was hosted and produced by the Ottawa Professional Firefighters Association