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    Every year, 2 Service Battalion collects toys for local children. This year marks the 30th Annual Truckers’ Toy Drive; they are currently collecting toys in different locations. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    Members of 2642 3 RCR Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps braved the cold to march on Nov. 19. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    This float made for a cozy winter scene. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    The students of Michelle’s School of Performing Arts kept themselves warm by dancing their way through the streets. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    Quite a few dogs made an appearance and wished a Merry Woofmas to one and all. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    Horses and riders also made an appearance. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    The car may not have been viable for the road, but it made for a great float. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    The Petawawa Legion Community Band brought the event to life with their cheery Christmas tunes. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    Kids from the Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre (PMFRC) Lil' Troopers North and South Childcare piled onto the back of the truck, squeezed together to keep warm against the winter chill. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    People lined the streets on Petawawa, eagerly awaiting the parade to start. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    With their bright yellow and orange jackets, nobody could lose track of the Rona float. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    No parade would be complete without the appearance of Santa Claus, waving and laughing as he travelled on his sled. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    Proudly wearing the Shriner red fez is Fezzy the mascot. He led the way for his human peers. (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)

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    Willis Ranch brought in a cart filled with people (Photo by Patricia Lebeouf, Petawawa Post)


 

 


Santa Claus in Petawawa for Lions Club Parade

By Patricia Leboeuf

Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017



Hundreds of residents lined the streets as the 32nd Annual Pembroke Petawawa Lions Club Santa Claus Parade made its way from the Petawawa Plaza, along Mohns Avenue to the Petawawa Civic Centre on Nov. 19. There, they could spend some time with Santa while warming up with hot chocolate and cookies. In addition to the more than 30 floats were dancers, mascots, walkers and merrymakers.