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Entries Sought For Annual Allen Rotary Christmas Parade

Entries are now being accepted for the 2018 Allen Rotary Christmas Parade. The parade, which is sponsored by the Allen Sunrise and Allen Noon Rotary Clubs, will be held on Sunday December  2, starting at 2 p.m.  The theme for this year’s parade is “Christmas Time In The Park.”

Local youth groups, schools, churches, businesses and community organizations are welcome to march or enter a float in this year’s parade.  Entry fees are $40 for non-profit organizations  and $50 for commercial businesses through November 20. Entry fees increase by $10 on November 21 with the final entry deadline on Monday November 26 at 5 p.m. Proceeds from the parade fund charitable Rotary projects in the Allen community.

Entry forms are available online at the Allen Rotary Club (www.allenrotary.org) or the Allen Sunrise Rotary Club (www.allensunriserotary.com) websites. The completed forms should be delivered or mailed with payment to the Allen Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, 301 Century Parkway, Allen, Texas 75013  (214) 509-4671. Forms will be accepted in person Monday – Friday, 9:00AM - 4:30 PM.  Please submit no later than Tuesday, November 22nd.  You should receive a confirmation email once your registration is received.

The parade route will begin at North Cedar Drive and St. Mary’s Drive and proceed south to the Main Street.  The parade will head west on Main to Allen Drive and then north on Allen Drive to the traffic circle at St. Mary’s Drive.  A grand prize will be awarded along with “best of” awards in eleven different categories.

   For more information visit http://www.allenrotary.org/

About Allen's Rotaries:

Rotary Club of Allen and Rotary Club of Allen Sunrise are organizations of business and professional persons who provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Their club members are dedicated people who share a passion for both community service and friendship.