brings the community together. It just puts people in a festive mood.”
However, the parade wouldn’t have been possible without volunteers and sponsors.
Graves said the committee purchased new lights and ribbons for decoration along King Street, as well as preparing the hay bale snowmen trail.
“What we really wanted to do is to encourage people to walk downtown Bridgewater,” he said.
For her part, Bolivar-getson wanted to congratulate the parade committee for their work.
“I want to thank everyone who had floats in the parade and came out to watch because it was a good event,” she said.
When asked who won the hockey game, Bolivar-getson couldn’t help but laugh.
“I believe it was a draw at the end,” she said diplomatically.
The Chronicle Herald Christmas on the Lahave parade has been an ongoing event since
Wyatt Parnell (left) and Carter Penney, both of New Germany, were all smiles during the Chronicle Herald Christmas on the Lahave parade.