THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Village Pound Christmas Parade Big Success
Issue Date: December 13, 2018
Pound-The 11th annual Village of Pound Community Christmas Parade of Lights was held on Saturday, Dec. 8 starting at 5 pm. Spectators lined the streets to watch the parade. The parade order was Pound Fire Department followed by Coleman Fire Department, Coleman Area Rescue Squad, Town of Brazeau Fire Department, and Town of Brazeau Rescue.
Participating with floats were Cottage Bar & Grill, Beaver American Lutheran Church-Leonard Peterson, Camp Daniel, Katie's Sub Shop, Coleman High School FFA, Coleman High School Choir, Furkee's, All Star Towing, Central State Towing, Kudick's, and Dan Risner & Son Excavating. Santa and Mrs. Claus went at the end. All parade participants will receive a custom made 2018 calendar of the event.
The parade ended up at the Pound Community Center for a social. Those attending received chili, cookies, scones, coffee, hot apple cider, hot chocolate, cold white or chocolate milk donated by Hoppe Dairy and Marinette County Dairy Association and a gift bag of candy for the children. The refreshments were donated free of charge and entertainment at the social was provided by the Coleman High School Choir and Coleman Middle School Band members along with Santa and Mrs. Claus taking Christmas wishes and photographs.
Donations were brought for the Food Pantry in Pound. Christmas trees were donated by North Countree Christmas of Wausaukee and trees decorated by the Coleman FFA class to give away by drawing names.
The winners were Jenn Ownes, Josephine Uhl, Andrew, Russell Harris, Dave Gross, Kathy, Bill LaGate, Dominic Lueskow, Greg Deladwell, and Trish Schutte.
Float winners were 1st to Camp Daniel, 2nd was Dan Risner & Son Excavating and 3rd went to the Coleman High School FFA.
The parade committee thanks everyone who participated in the parade, spectators, items for the drawing, monetary gifts and everyone who gave their time to help make the event great.