First Place

Santa Claus Parade attracted record crowd

First place in last Friday night’s Santa Claus parade went to the float and mascots of Sylvan Lake’s Scout organization

First place in last Friday night’s Santa Claus parade went to the float and mascots of Sylvan Lake’s Scout organization which featured many young Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.

Santa and Mrs. Claus were also a highlight of the parade in his honour which featured 18 floats last Friday night. Balmy 0˚C weather attracted what we’d estimate was a record crowd of spectators who cheered, applauded and accepted candy from participants.

Pidherney’s brightly lighted tractor and sleigh, complete with deer riding in the seats, won second place in the parade.

 

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