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62 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, December 11 December 17, 1998 Shirtsleeve weather greets Lewes Christmas Parade goers Here are the judges awards from the Lewes Christmas Parade, held Saturday, Dec. 5: Most Original Entry - "Whoa, Boy. Preservation Forge/Hope and John Ellsworth. Equestrian - 1. "Princess," a Clydesdale owned by Ted and Cindy Larsen. Antique Car - 1. 1955 Chevy from the Delaware Eastern Surf- ing Association. 2. Miniature Model T, owned by Bob Miller. 3. 1923 T-Bucket, driven by Butch Street. Band - Junior High - 1. Lewes Middle School, under the direction of Roy T. Sponsler. 2. Milton Middle School, under the direction of Brian Smith. Band - High School - 1. Cape Henlopen High School, under the direction of Barry Eli. Clowns - 1. Happy Go Lucky. 2. Nur Temple Shrine Clown Unit. Fire Company - 1. Slaughter Beach Fire Company 2. Indian River Fire Company. 3. Bethany Fire Company. Commercial Float - 1. Bay- side Health Association. 2. Grotto Pizza. 3. Midway Services. Community Float - 1. Mid- way Assembly of God. 2. Friends of Primehook National Wildlife Preserve. 3. Assateague Mobile Surf Fishing Association. Youth Organization Float 1. Brownie Troop 1148.2. Cub Pack 1.3. Rehoboth Co-op Preschool. Marching Group - 1. Delaware Music School. 2. Cape Henlopen High School Blue and Gold Steppers. 3. Park & Pals. Honorable Mention Awards - Young Glory, Punkin Chunker; Lewes Lions Club; Morgan's Lawn & Landscape Service; Dec- orated go-carts/Lisa Williams and Corey Hopkins; Brownie Troop 809; Cub Scout Pack 962; Girl Scout Daisy Troop 1057. Members of Girl Scout Troop 962 wave from their float, "Christmas Morning," dressed as various toys found under the tree. Bob Bowden photos Above, the crowd gathers around the tall fir tree in Zwaanendael Park for the traditional Christmas tree lighting and carol singing fol- lowing the Lewes Christmas Parade on Saturday evening, Dec. 5. At left, John Ellsworth of Preservation Forge pulls his float, "Whoa Boy" through the streets of Lewes, his wife, Hope, astride the horse. This float won him a prize for most original entry. Below, twins Sam and Ben Young of Lewes are en- tranced as they watch Santa Claus arrive by fire truck. Above, Trevor Gouert rides in the present-laden trunk of his 1961 Chrysler Imperial during the Lewes Christmas Pa- rade. Below, (l-r) Ginger, Lucy and their mother LeeAnn Wilkinson of Lewes sing carols following the parade.