Lewisburg Christmas Parade winners announced

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Crowds enjoyed the Lewisburg Christmas Parade held Saturday, Dec. 2.

The City of Lewisburg held its annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 2. The parade committee would like to thank all of the groups and businesses that came out this year to take part in the festivities and congratulate all of the winners.

First place trophies were awarded to the following: Eastern Greenbrier Middle School for favorite band; Jolene Workman and her mini horse, Sundance, for favorite animal; Greenbrier Valley Bicycle Club for favorite walking group; S.J. Neathawk Lumber for favorite loat; entry #19 – 1983 London Roadster for favorite antique car; and Images of Dance for the most festive entry overall.

Second place trophies were awarded to the following: Greenbrier East High School for the band category; Haven Hunseckler & Lil’ Bit for favorite animal; Greenbrier Vet Hospital for walking group; Lewisburg Jiu Jitsu in the float division; entry #12- 1973 Dodge Charger in the antiques vehicle group; and Cub Scout Pack #122 for most festive.

Mayor John Manchester and the City of Lewisburg acknowledge High Rocks Educational Corporation and The Hub, a connected student cafe located in downtown Lewisburg, for sponsoring this year’s parade; along with special thanks to Mike Kidd as master of ceremonies; Martin Schleiff for providing the judging platform; our three judges, Courtney Smith of the Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation, Christina Entemann with HashtagWV and Senator Stephen Baldwin; Santa Claus; and the Lewisburg Police Department for traffic control.

Trophies may be picked up at City Hall located at 942 Washington Street, West, in downtown Lewisburg.

The Neathawk float received First Place for Favorite Float in the Lewisburg Christmas Parade.