Special Halloween Parade Thanks

THANKS TO PARADE SPONSORS:J.F. Electric, 1st MidAmerica Credit Union, Associated Pediatric Dentistry, Cassens & Sons, Extra Help Inc., McCarthy Building Companies Inc., Gori Julian Law, Jack Schmitt Chevrolet Wood River, The Goddard School, Dr. Pamela Gronemeyer, Scheffel Boyle, South Side's All-Star Collision Center, RunWell LLC, Goshen Coffee Company, The Gingham Buffalo, Joe's Market Basket, and STUR Restaurant.

We also offer our sincere gratitude to all who helped make this year's annual Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce Halloween Parade a success. Without numerous volunteers and a true community effort, this annual event would not come to fruition year after year.

This year, we would like to thank, in no particular order:
  • Walmart of Glen Carbon for stocking our cars with candy
  • Mojo's Music for helping us rock out with a great PA system
  • Stunkel Towing for bringing in an extra large flatbed
  • Royal Solutions for lending us a headquarters van
  • SJ & Emily Morrison for acting as emcees for the evening
  • Dan Anderson, Carrie Babington & Jan Carpenter for serving as float judges
  • Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton & Glen Carbon Mayor Rob Jackstadt for their support and participation
  • Edwardsville Community Unit School District 7 for the generous use of parking lot line-up space for parade participants
  • ECTV for broadcasting this annual tradition on Edwardsville's local access channel
  • Albert Cassens Award for Outstanding Community Achievement recipient Rod Vaught, Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Joe Glik, and Tallerico Leadership Award winner Nancy Schneider
  • Volunteer parade marshalls for assisting police officers with crowd control
  • The parade committe that helped to create another excellent event
  • Edwardsville Rotary Club for managing parade line-up
  • City of Edwardsville Police Department & Public Works Department for ensuring a safe environment from which spectators may enjoy the parade

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