By: Chris Brunner
The evening started off with a downpour of rain, but once everyone was nice and drenched, it was all clear for the rest of the night for the Holiday Parade. This year’s theme “Joining Forces” and was led by Darth Vader and members of the 501st Legion Everglades Squad in their full Star Wars regalia.
The City of Coral Springs has announced the winners of the 2015 Holiday Parade and also would like to thank all the hard working volunteers and City employees who helped make this year’s Holiday Parade such a success.
2015 “Joining Forces for the Holidays” Parade Winners:
Best High School – Tie
J.P. Taravella High School
Stoneman Douglas High School
Best Middle School
Westglades Middle School
Mayor’s Cup: Coral Springs Chargers
Vice Mayor’s Cup: Temple Beth Orr
Commissioners’ Cup: Keep Coral Springs Beautiful: Love Where You Live
Mayor’s Cup: DANL Dance Center
Vice Mayor’s Cup: Parkland International Music Academy
Commissioners’ Cup: The WOW Factory
Special thanks to the 501st Legion Everglades Squad for serving as Grand Marshals, and thank you to our participants, spectators and sponsors for another successful Holiday Parade. This year’s parade was sponsored by Advanced Cable Communications, Forum Publishing Group, Al Hendrickson Toyota, Awards Pro, The Country Club of Coral Springs, Downtown Coral Springs & the new ArtWalk, Edco Awards, Infiniti of Coconut Creek, JM Lexus, Sun-Sentinel, Wings Plus, and the Winterfest Boat Parade.
Chris has been a contributing writer at Tamarac Talk and Coral Springs Talk since high school. He is a resident of Coral Springs and is currently attending college.