WINSLOW, Ariz. -The 65th annual Christmas parade was a resounding success. With 61 entries it was a typically comprehensive northeastern Arizona event. The parade was held on Nov. 19. Routing was on Third and Second streets through downtown Winslow. All along the parade route were vendors selling food, jewelry, Indian Art, Pinion and more. Vendor business was brisk, which bodes well for next year's parade.
There were four winners garnering the most points.
Sweepstakes Award - Winslow Indian Health Care Center
City Award - Clear Creek Apache Crown Dancers
Judges' Award -Winslow Wal-Mart
Mayor's Award - Hopi Day School
There were nine "Category" winners as well.
Band - Winslow High School Marching Band
Dance Group -Winslow Stars
Equestrian - Leupp School, Teen Age Princes
Float - Arizona Dept. of Corrections
Float Non-Profit - New Hope
Youth Float - Winslow HS Student Council (canned food drive)
Military - Chinle High School Jr. ROTC
Vehicle - Waste Management
Walking - Flagstaff Kennel Club Drill Team