Lewes parade lights up the night

Chamber, city announce winners
December 6, 2015

A prize-winning Beebe Healthcare float leads the annual Lewes Christmas Parade down Savannah Road Dec. 5. Beebe will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. More than 90 entries took part in this year's parade sponsored by the City of Lewes and Lewes Chamber of Commerce to usher in the Christmas season.

Tom King served as parade chairman and judges included Jim Windsor from Windsor's Flowers and Plants, Haley Keyser from Flowers by Mayumi and Linda Davison, past cochairwoman of Lewes in Bloom and chairwoman of the 2016 Lewes Garden Tour.

2015 Lewes Christmas Parade winners:

Most original entry: Echelon/Schell Brothers/Kids Cottage

Classic car - 1967 and older: 1. 1950 Riley Drophead Coupe, Mac McMahon; 2. 1952 Chevy truck, Curtis Carey; 3. 1947 Bentley Mark VI Mullineer Saloon, Peter Zoll.

Decorated vehicle: 1. 1971 Landcruiser, Touch of Italy; 2. 1980 MGB Roadster, Deirdre Duddy; 3. 2011 Smart Car, Cape Pharmacy.

Band: 1. Cape Henlopen High School

Fire company: 1. Memorial Volunteer Fire Co.; 2. Georgetown Fire Co.; 3. Rehoboth Volunteer Fire Co.

Commercial float: 1. Lessard Builders; 2. 2 Dips Ice Cream; 3. Tunnell Co., Pot-Nets

Community float: 1. Beebe Healthcare; 2. Historic Lewes Farmers Market; 3. Midway Assembly of God

Youth organization float: 1. Girl Scout Troop 35; 2. Carol Boyd-Heron's Elves; 3. Cape Henlopen High School FFA

Marching group: 1. Coastal Dance Academy; 2. Keenote Music Studio; 3. Lewes in Bloom

Equestrian: 1. Brayden Redd; 2. Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding and NRG Indian River Employees Club

Honorable mention: Cape Henlopen Jr. ROTC; Cape Henlopen High School field hockey team and coaches; Cub Scout Pack 1; Girl Scout Troop 454; Bethel Christian School; Cape Vikings Pop Warner; Overfalls Foundation; Boy Scouts Troop 1; Beacon Middle School Honor Society; Solid Ground Church; Shell We Bounce/No Limits Lawncare; Camp Arrowhead; Girl Scout Troop 1482; Sea Scout Ship 198; Karma Hair Studio; DNREC; 1948 Plymouth, James Mitchell; Eastern Shore Jeep Association; Meineke Car Care; One Call Services; 946th Army Reserve; Neverland Kennel and Cattery; Cape Henlopen High School Theatre Academy; and Trinity Faith Christian Center



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