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Santa Parade plans include


new date and additional fun


by Deanna Mitchener better spot to watch the parade.
The parade also has to cross the
Mark your calendar for the two main intersections across the
upcoming Christmas Parade that highways, making it difficult for
will be taking place on December parade members and for thru-traffic
2nd this year. waiting for the parade.
In the past, the Edson and District This way, no main intersections
Chamber of Commerce has held the will need to be closed and it will be
Christmas Parade on the first easier for floats to end there, rather
Thursday in December. This year than at the end of Main Street.
however, there will be a couple of The safety of kids and everyone
exciting changes. taking part in the parade was taken
The Chamber would like to into consideration and it is hoped
th
announce that the date of the 30 everyone will like the new changes.
Annual Santa Claus parade has been To top it off, there will be extra
changed to Friday, December 2 at 6 activities for the kids. Trevor Bevan
p.m. said, "We will be putting lights up
With schools in on Friday, it made around the Boys and Girls Club and
it difficult for youngsters to enjoy on some trees making it more
the parade and still get settled in at festive. A lot of plans are still in the
night for school in the morning. works, but we are hoping to have
Having the parade on a Friday night Edson Ice Hockey Team players
makes it easier for parents and there helping out and spending time
children. with the kids."
That's not all. The parade route "There is a nice skating rink right
will also be changing and will not behind the club and if anyone wants
be going down Main Street Edson to go skating they can. We are
this year. looking into having a large Bonfire
The new route, which was to stay warm, and maybe some hot
approved by Edson Town Council, chocolate and food. Maybe some
th
will continue down 6 Avenue and sledding and music but those details
end at The Boys and Girls Club, still need to be confirmed. We just
th
instead of turning onto 50 Street. want the public to know ahead of
time, so they can plan to stay
Main Street can be busy with around once the parade is over for
vehicles still parked on the road and some more fun," said Bevan.
youngsters trying to get around
them looking for candy or for a




SANTA


NEEDS



A RIDE!!!



BID NOW
BID NOW
for a chance
for a chance
SANTA
to have SANTA
to have
on your float at this year’s
on your float at this year’s
SANTA CLAUS PARADE!!!
SANTA CLAUS PARADE!!!
(Santa is provided)
(Santa is provided)
Starting bid is $100;
Starting bid is $100;
minimum bid increments of $25
minimum bid increments of $25
Bidding is only done through the Chamber Office
Bidding is only done through the Chamber Office
Monday to Thursday from 9 am until 3 pm.
Monday to Thursday from 9 am until 3 pm.
Bidding ends Monday, November 21 at 2 p.m.
Bidding ends Monday, November 21 at 2 p.m.

ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS YEAR
ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS YEAR
ARE GOING TO THE
ARE GOING TO THE
KINETTES CHRISTMAS HAMPERS!!
KINETTES CHRISTMAS HAMPERS!!









211-55th Street, Centennial Park, Edson, AB * T7E 1L5 * edsonchamber@gmail.com
Phone: 780-723-4918 * Fax: 780-723-5545 A RIDE!!! NEEDS SANTA
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