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Parade, Activities Spreading Christmas Cheer

By Staff | Dec 6, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Santa Claus made a special appearance after the Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce’s New Martinsville Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 2. Santa listened to the children’s Christmas requests and gave out sweet candy cane treats. For more parade fun, check out page 8!

The Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce held annual Christmas activities and parade on Saturday, Dec. 2 in downtown New Martinsville. Event-goers had the opportunity to partake in plenty of holiday fun, beginning with Breakfast with Santa and ending with the main event – the parade at 6 p.m. Other events included Christmas cookie decorating, crafts, ornament decorating, exercising with elves, and much more. Christmas parade winners are as follows: Bands: New Martinsville School seventh/eighth grade, first; Paden City Marching Band, second; Shortline School Monster Band, third. Organization: Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts Float, first; Wetzel County Hope and Memories, second; Bubble Wagon, third. Performance: Arielettes, first; All Valley School of Dance, second; Cheernastics, third. Retail/Commercial: Metzger Region of EV International, first; Dominos Pizza, second; Last Minute Off Road, third. Animal: Saddles and Spurs