Ho Ho Ho

Hun­dreds brave rain to greet Santa in Port El­gin

Shoreline Beacon - - Front Page -

The rain did not dampen the spir­its of hun­dreds of peo­ple who lined goderich St. in Port el­gin nov. 24 to of­fi­cials wel­come Santa claus.

the 40+ floats were dec­o­rated in the “Pa­rade of lights” theme and il­lu­mi­nated the streets.

Kids along the route col­lected free candy handed out by vol­un­teers and paid for by lo­cal busi­nesses and com­mu­nity or­ga­ni­za­tions. .

thorn­crest out­fit­ters col­lected 430.5 pounds of food alone the pa­rade route to stock shelves at the Sal­va­tion army Food Bank.

Ships Ahoy. The Chantry Is­land Cham-bettes’ float was a sparkly and sea­wor­thy en­try in the an­nual Port El­gin Santa Claus pa­rade Nov. 24.

With a Ho Ho Ho Santa Claus kicked off the hol­i­day sea­son with the an­nual pa­rade along Goderich St.

Seven-year-old Kea­gan Kruse waved to one of the candy-tot­ing vol­un­teers at Port El­gin’s Santa Claus Pa­rade Nov. 24.

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The Saugeen Memo­rial Hos­pi­tal Foun­da­tion new ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor Tracy Mur­ray and the re­tir­ing ex­ec­u­tive dis­sec­tor Sally Kid­son were Thing 1 and Thing 2 in the an­nual pa­rade.

Spir­its un­damp­ened, Melanie Rowan and her seven-year-old daugh­ter Eve­lynn Davis were pre­pared with um­brel­las for the Nov. 24 pa­rade.

Sis­ters Ever­leigh Kruse, 3, and Kea­gan Kruse, 7, were among the pa­rade-go­ers that braved the rain dur­ing Port El­gin’s an­nual Santa Claus Pa­rade.

Broth­ers Grayson Wal­lace, 4, Brady, 6, and Lo­gan, 8, en­joyed the free candy handed out by dozens of com­mu­nity groups, or­ga­ni­za­tions and busi­nesses along the Port El­gin Santa Claus pa­rade route Nov. 24.

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