Winslow Christmas parade rocked and rolled through town

2011 Winslow Christmas Parade winners

Todd Roth/NHO<br>
One of the few remaining Navajo Code Talkers honors people at the parade with his appearance.

Todd Roth/NHO<br> One of the few remaining Navajo Code Talkers honors people at the parade with his appearance.

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

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