Electric Christmas Parade winners announced

Published: Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT
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The Filling Station won first place for Best of Show during the Nov. 30 Electric Christmas Parade in downtwon St. Charles.

ST. CHARLES – The Downtown St. Charles Partnership has announced the float winners from last weekend’s Electric Christmas Parade.

The Filling Station earned first place in overall Best of Show in last Saturday’s parade, according to a news release. In addition to being decked out in lights, the float was topped with a Christmas tree, lighted presents and an inflatable snowman. A classic fire truck, adorned with a wreath on the front, pulled the float.

In the Youth Showcase, Cub Scout Pack 146 took first place; Cub Scout Pack 251 took second place; and Lily Lake Daisy Troop 618 took third place.

In the Non-Profit Showcase, Youth Robotics and the STEM Education Foundation took first place; the St. Charles Breakfast Rotary took second place; and the American Cancer Society – Relay for Life took third place.

And in the Business Showcase, first place went to Fox River Harley-Davidson; second place went to B & F Transportation; and third place went to Spare Wheels Transportation.

More than 15,000 watched the parade on Main Street, which was the largest attendance on record, according to the news release. Boy Scout Troop One served as grand marshal for the parade in celebration of its 100th anniversary.

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