Monday, December 12, 2016

Chamber Shares Christmas Saturday

The Old Sallisaw High School Association won second in their category with a float 
featuring the old high school in Saturday’s Christmas parade.

The Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce shared the Christmas spirit Saturday, when the chamber sponsored the annual Sallisaw Christmas Parade during the evening and gave away Shop Sallisaw money prizes at noon.

Ten persons got extra Christmas money when the chamber gave away the Shop Sallisaw prizes at noon at Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library in downtown Sallisaw. And the top three winners were:

-$1,500 went to Faye Tehee of Sallisaw;

-$900 in cash was won by Brandy Ross of Sallisaw; and

-$800 went to Laura Arzate of Sallisaw.

The Shop Sallisaw promotion gives shoppers entries into the drawing when they shop at Sallisaw businesses, then gave away money prizes to 10 persons. The prizes ranged from $100 to the $1,500 grand prize.

The Cherokee Casino in Sallisaw provided the money awards for the float entries in the annual Christmas parade. First place received $150, second place received $125 and third place received $100.

The parade-winning floats, which depicted the parade theme “Christmas Through the Decades,” were:

-Business category: first-National Bank, second-Walmart, and third-Peters Agency;

-School category: first-Tie between Indian Capital Technology Center and Carl Albert State College; second-Sallisaw Middle School Diamond Dazzlers; and third-Cub Scout Pack 731;

-Churches and Non-profit category: first-Sallisaw Police Department; second-Old Sallisaw High School Association; and third-Friends of the Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library.

For information on chamber events contact the chamber at 918-775-2558.

Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director

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