Posted by: an acre of oklahoma | December 6, 2009

Nowata’s Christmas Parade

It was a great day for all the Christmas Events in Nowata!

The streets were lined with young and old alike enjoying the parade!

The Nowata High School Cheerleaders provided Santa for pictures.

Chandee's Rocking' H Bake Sale

In the Regent Bank Community Room, family and friends were having a bake sale to raise money for the American Cancer Society, which is associated with the Washington County’s “Relay for Life” .

Chandee’s Rocking’ H group do this every year. Great job!

Paul Craun Setting Up the Sound System

Awaiting the Parade

We can hear the sirens of the Nowata Police Department. The excitement is building!

Arvest Bank Float

Cherokee Nation Float

Nowata High School Band

Nowata Senior Citizens

Lots of Candy!!!

American Legion Post 101

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service

VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 2746

Nowata County 4-H

Lloyd Jordan's 1967 Ranchero

Nowata First Church of God

Nowata's City Vehicles

Nowata Fire Department

Beautiful Horses

Cowboys

Nowata High School Cheerleaders

Santa Waving to the Crowd

Nowata’s Annual Christmas Parade

What a great day for a parade!  Beautiful sunshine and a Christmas time chill in the air!  With nearly 50 entries,  the Annual Nowata Christmas Parade held on Saturday, December 5th, was a great success!
The Nowata Christmas Parade Winners included:
Youth
1. Delaware Youth Coalition
2. Nowata County 4-H
3. Nowata high School Cheerleaders
Commercial
1. ARVEST Bank
2. Nowata VFW Ballard lack Post 2745
3. Cherokee Nation
Church
1. Eastside Baptist Church-So. Coffeyville
2. First Church of God
Marching
1. Nowata High School Band
2. Scout Troop 777
Notable Entries included:
Copan E. Trikers
Jerry Jones in his  1978 Pace Car Corvette
Floyd Buster’s  Little Jeep & Trailer
Lloyd Jordan’s 1967 Ranchero
Tri County Technology’s Kit Car
Burggraf’s Fancy Scion
State Representative Steve Martin and his “Reindeer” Duncan
All the represented city trucks and emergency vehicles-what a light show!
All the horses and riders
All eighteen floats!
And of course, Santa, atop the fire truck!
And very special “Thank You”s  to:
Bill Maddox for great parade commentary!
Paul Craun for providing sound for Bill and beautiful Christmas music before and after the parade.
Shannon Hill, Will Miller and Justin Roane for setting up and taking down  the announcer stage and  barricades up and down the streets
And a big “Thank You”  to everyone who attended!

Merry Christmas from the Nowata Area Chamber of Commerce

(Information from Billie Roane, Executive Director)

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