Merry Cary Holiday Parade
On Sunday, December 7, local residents enjoyed the parade, visits with Santa, horse-drawn sleigh rides, pony rides, petting zoo, and appearances by Christmas elves, youth entertainment and more. The Cary-Grove Fine Arts Foundation was the honored Grand Marshall. Many thank you’s are need for this great community event. First of all a huge thank you to the Village of Cary, Village of Cary Public Works Department, Village of Cary Police Department and Algonquin Township, without your assistance this event would not be possible. Thank you to our volunteers at this year parade: Deana Behm Liss of Three Oaks Assisted Living, Ish Bichri of ish Industries, Jennifer Prell of Elderwerks and Paxem and Leslie Dalton of Clipper Magazine. This year’s sponsors, Gold Sponsors: Martin Chevrolet, Northwest Herald, Sage Products, True Value Manufacturing Company and The Tracks Bar & Grill. Silver Sponsors:Baxter & Woodman, Inc., Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical, Inc., BMO Harris Bank Cary and Fox River Grove, Cary Bank & Trust, Cary Travel Express, Coilcraft, ComEd, Janet L. Janis, DDS, Ltd., Marquardt of Barrington Buick GMC, Ringers Landscaping Services, Inc., Rotary Club of Cary-Grove and Sage YMCA of Metro Chicago. Gem Sponsors: American Family Insurance - Mike Lindsey Agency, Aussie Pet Mobile-NW Chicagoland, Breaking Bread Catering & Deli, Brunch Café, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cary Area Public Library District, Cary Country Club, Cary-Grove Fine Arts Foundation, Cary-Grove Foot & Ankle Center, CynJon Technologies, Deborah Strand Designs, EmbroidMe of Crystal Lake, Galati's Hideaway, Periwinkle Florist, State Farm-The Phil Horn Agency, SUPERCUTS, Three Oaks Assisted Living and Trinity Oaks Christian Academy. Without these wonderful sponsors this community event would not be possible. Congratulations to our Parade Winners: Loudest-Boy Scout Troop #160, Funniest-Ringers Landscaping Services, Inc., Most Original-Safari Childcare, Best Costumes- Ballet Folklorico Girasol and Trinity Oaks Christian Academy and Best Overall-St. Barnabas Lutheran Church and Preschool. Winners can pick up their awards at the Chamber office at 445 Park Ave., Cary starting next week. Please call (847) 639-2800 first to be sure they are completed.