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Parade of Lights Winners

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. – The 2015 Parade of Lights was a smashing success and Old Town Cape is excited announce this year’s award winners! More than 90 entries ranging from marching bands and church organizations, to local businesses, charity organizations and scout troops made up this year’s spectacle. The theme, ‘Mistletoe Magic’, provided a great canvas for interpretation and creativity.
Organizing a parade entry takes a lot of planning and preparation. Each entry is required to be lighted, play holiday music and follow a holiday theme. Those entries that went above and beyond to capture the audience are recognized by receiving the following awards: Best Theme, Best Business Appearance, Best Nonprofit Appearance, Best Music, Best Lighting, Best Marching Band and the Chairman’s Award.
Best Theme: Lemons Coin Machine, Inc
Best Business Appearance: Cici’s Pizza
Best Nonprofit Appearance: MS Society
Best Music: Crossroads Fellowship
Best Lighting: Cape Girardeau Fire Department
Best Marching Band: Egyptian High School
Chairman’s Award: The Lutheran Home/Saxony Village
This year’s judging panel was made up of the following community members: Lisa Gerlach, Dr. Roseanna Whitlow-Greenwood, Cherie Herbst, Debbie Farrow, Mary Jane Caldwell and Zac Caldwell.
This event wouldn’t be possible without help from the following groups and organizations: the event chairpersons - Kent and Vicki Zickfield, everyone who was behind the scenes helping mark off the lineup spots in the park and directing traffic, the park entrance volunteers, our street cleanup crew – Cornerstone Facilities Management, and the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Last, but certainly not least, thank you to everyone who came out to watch and enjoy the event. Congratulations to this year’s winners and thank you to everyone who helped make this event successful!

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