The Poarch Creek Indian Christmas Parade rolled Friday night, December 9, and the Atmore Christmas Parade rolled Saturday night. The theme was “Movies of Christmas.”
Despite the cold weather that hit town just prior to the parades, there were plenty of folks who braved the chilly air along the routes.
Winners of the Poarch parade are as follows:
First place – Health Department
Runner-up – Housing
Brightest Lights – Public Works
People’s Choice Winner – Tribal Gaming Commission
Winners of the Atmore parade are as follows:
Reason for the Season – Unity Baptist
Movie Theme #1 – 10th Planet Atmore
Movie Theme #2 – Southern Care Hospice
Spirit Award – United Bank
President’s Award – K9 Kleaners
Mayor’s Award – Poarch Creek Tribal Gaming Commission
The Grand Marshal for the Atmore Christmas Parade was Ellis Beachy. He was accompanied by his wife Mary and grandson Brodie.